R12:AP: GDF Fix Scripts Fail with Error ORA-00942: table or view does not exist

(Doc ID 2358014.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to run the fix scripts from multiple Generic Data Fixes (GDFs), the backup process fails with errors similar to the following:

Exception while trying to add column: ROW_ID ORA-01735: invalid ALTER TABLE option
query : alter table AP_INV_LINES_9243855_BKP add ROW_ID ROWID(10)
Exception :: ORA-00942: table or view does not exist

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Download and install patches for a GDF
2. Follow the instructions in the GDF note to the point where the fix script is executed
3. Observe the fix script fails during backup table creation with error

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, known data corruption are unable to be resolved.




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