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R12: AP: Can't Add Non-Employee Type Supplier if Employee Type Supplier Of Same Name Already Exists (Doc ID 761415.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Unable to add a new supplier (non-employee type) if employee type supplier already exists with the same name. The following message is displayed:

Error: Each record in the supplier primary must have a unique supplier name and there exists already a supplier called "New Employee" (#20252). Either correct the updated supplier name so that it will be unique or press Cancel to undo the changes you have made.

However, it is possible to do this action the other way around. If you create the non-employee supplier first you are able to create an employee type supplier with the same name.

R12 data model should allow employee and non-employee type suppliers to be created with the same name, so we should be able to do this whichever way around we try.


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