While Executing Any API Which Creates or Updates DFF Fields, Error "ORA-20001: FLEX-DESC DEF NOT FOUND: N, APPID, PER, N, DESCR_FLEX_NAME, <DESCRIPTIVE_FLEXFIELD_NAME>" is Thrown
(Doc ID 2772622.1)
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2022
Applies to:Oracle Human Resources - Version 12.2 HRMS RUP13 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When trying to execute any API which creates or updates DFF fields, following error appears
ORA-20001: FLEX-DESC DEF NOT FOUND: N, APPID, PER, N, DESCR_FLEX_NAME, <DESCRIPTIVE_FLEXFIELD_NAME>
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Login to database using any tool like SQL Developer
2. Execute an anonymous PLSQL block which calls the API that creates or updates DFF Flexfields and encounter the above error in the DBMS_OUTPUT editor
3. This error is encountered only from backend and NOT from Application
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