Unit Of Measure Will Not Allow Change To UOM Code Or Base Unit Once Saved APP-INV-05659

(Doc ID 377937.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Inventory Management - Version: 11.5.4 and later   [Release: 11.5 and later ]
Oracle Item Master - Version: 11.5.4 and later    [Release: 11.5 and later]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This document is for all users of Oracle EBS 11i and R12 and later.

Symptoms

On 11.5.X:
An error was made when creating a Unit of Measure (UOM) in the UOM code.

The system will not allow you to change the values.

ERROR
APP-INV-05659, already assigned to another class.

STEPS TO REPLICATE:
1. Defined a Unit of Measure Class:
Name = Each, Description = Each, Base Unit = ECH, UOM = BECH
saved it. (UOM should have been EAC)
2. Tried to inactivate and create a new one:
Name = Each, Description = Each, Base Unit = BECH
3. Receive error

Cause

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