My Oracle Support Banner

ORA-20002: 4016: User/Role relationship for user 'username=<USERNAME>' and role '~WF_ADHOC_2558904' already exists. (Doc ID 763001.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 30, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Workflow - Version 12.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


On R12.0.4 in Production:

Why after the upgrade to R12, only some users, during Custom Workflow approval for Budget,
are experiencing the following error.

      An Unexpected Error-2002 has occured. An alert has been
      sent to the system administrator.
      ORA-20002: 4016: User/Role relationship for user 'username=<USERNAME>'
      and role '~WF_ADHOC_name=<NAME>' already exists.
      ORA-06512: at "name=<NAME>", line 183

Customer creates a list of users and is utilizing API to upload them to create adhoc roles:

                  (role_users => l_role_users,
                   role_name => l_role_name,
                   role_display_name => l_role_display_name)


Release 12


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.