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R12:AP: ORA-01858 at Invoice Approval Delegation (Doc ID 2998035.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 15, 2024

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

When delegate invoice approval is used and when the invoice is approved from delegated user, the invoice status is still showing initiated.
Below error is present:

ERROR
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ORA-01858: a non-numeric character was found where a numeric was expected




STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Login to Payables responsibility
2. Try to delegate the AP invoice approval notification
3. While delegated user approves the workflow, below error is seen:

An Error occurred in the following Workflow.

Item Type = APINVAPR
Item Key = 6222429-1
User Key =

Error Name = -1858
Error Message = ORA-01858: a non-numeric character was found where a numeric was expected
Error Stack =
AME_UTIL.versionStringToDate(802732)
AME_ENGINE.conditionIsSatisfied(802733)
AME_ENGINE.doWeakHeaderRuleEvaluation(802734)
AME_ENGINE.evaluateRules(802735)
AME_ENGINE.updateTransactionState(802736)
AME_ENGINE.updateApprovalStatus(802737)
AME_API2.updateApprovalStatus2(802738)
APINVAPR.process_doc_approval(APINVAPR, 6222429-1, 295895, RUN)
Wf_Engine_Util.Function_Call(AP_WORKFLOW_PKG.PROCESS_DOC_APPROVAL, APINVAPR, 6222429-1, 295895, RUN)

Activity Id = 295895
Activity Label = APPROVAL_INVOICE:PROCESS_DOC_APPROVAL
Result Code = #EXCEPTION
Notification Id =
Assigned User =



Cause

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