FAMPRET failed with ORA-06502 numeric or value error: character string buffer too small (Doc ID 438583.1)

Last updated on JULY 18, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Assets - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
FAMPRET

Symptoms

When attempting to post mass retirements,
the following error occurs:

ERROR
ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small

-- Steps To Reproduce:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Add the mass retirements transactions to FA_MASS_EXT_RETIREMENTS table.
2. Run Post Mass Additions request. It fails in error.

-- Business Impact:
The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot complete the retirements transactions and close the period.

Cause

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