R12: AP: How to Avoid the Error ORA-20001: error=ORA-01843: not a valid month?

(Doc ID 2323572.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Failed Activity Process Document Approval
Activity Type Function
Error Name -20001
Error Message ORA-20001: error=ORA-01843: not a valid month
Error Stack AME_ENGINE.fetchAttributeValues(384065) AME_ENGINE.setContext(384066) AME_ENGINE.updateTransactionState(384067) AME_ENGINE.updateApprovalStatus(384068) AME_API2.updateApprovalStatus2(384069) APINVAPR.process_doc_approval(APINVAPR, 4843824-2, 284912, RUN) Wf_Engine_Util.Function_Call(AP_WORKFLOW_PKG.PROCESS_DOC_APPROVAL, APINVAPR, 4843824-2, 284912, RUN)

Goal

When a user attempts to approve invoices, the following error shows:

ORA-20001: error=ORA-01843: not a valid month

How can this be avoided?

Solution

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