Projects Search Throws: You have encountered an unexpected Error ORA-06512: at "APPS.PA_PROJ_STRUCTURE_PUB"

(Doc ID 2303428.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Project Foundation - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When using Projects Super User responsibility, cannot open a specific Project due to below error.

ERROR
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You have encounter an unexpected error. Please contact the System Administrator for assistance.

oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: java.sql.SQLException: ORA-06502:
PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small
ORA-06512: at "APPS.PA_PROJ_STRUCTURE_PUB", line 602
ORA-06512: at line 1

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Go in Projects Super User responsibility > Projects: Delivery > Search projects > Search for your project > Press hyperlink under Project Name column.
2. See the error displayed (web page).

Cause

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