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Appraisal DFF: Creating Per_Appraisal DFF Is Erroring Error: Flex Vo (Appraisalvo) Of Flex Bean (Sd001) (Doc ID 733293.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 04, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Talent Management - Version to 12.1.2 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.1]
Oracle Performance Management - Version to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to add a Descriptive Flexfield (DFF) - PER_APPRAISALS -  Can a Descriptive Flexfield (DFF) Be Created If They Are Not Listed Under About This Page?) the appraisal overview page errors:

Flex VO (AppraisalVO) of flex bean (SD001) is null.

Steps To Reproduce:

  1. The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
  2. Login under Manager Self Service
  3. Navigate to Appraisal > Create Standard Appraisal > Go > Action
  4. Complete mandatory fields and hit Next
  5. Select the link Personalize "Learning Path" in the Learning path section
  6. Click 'Create Item' on the Header Learning Path row
  7. Enter the following details
    • Item style (Flex)ID(SD001)
    • Admin Personalisation (True)
    • Appl Short Name (PER)
    • Display Context Field (False)
    • Read only (False)
    • Rendered (True)
    • Type (Descriptive)
    • User Personization(False)
    • View Instance(AppraisalVO)
  8. Save the return to application
  9. Error occurrs



PER_APPRAISALS DFF does appear under the About This Page as per the instructions in Note.454408.1 How To Setup Descriptive Flexfields In Self Service?


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