Getting an 'ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small in Package OKL_REVISION_SNAPSHOT_PVT Procedure GENERATE_SNAPSHOT" Error
(Doc ID 2832439.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2023
Applies to:Oracle Lease and Finance Management - Version 12.2 and later
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When processing a modification that has a long Asset Description value, the Activation process does not complete and the following error occurs. This is related to the Revision Snapshot functionality.
ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small in Package OKL_REVISION_SNAPSHOT_PVT Procedure GENERATE_SNAPSHOT
1. Ensure that "Enable Revision Snapshot" is enabled on the System Options > Operational Options > Authoring Options page.
2. On the Operations > Contracts tab, search for a contract having an Asset with a long description.
3. From the Actions drop down choose 'Revise'.
4. Populate the revision information and click the Go button.
5. Attempt to Activate the Re-booked contract.
6. It fails with the indicated error.
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