R12: 'Legal Entity Identifier Already Exists Error While Defining Legal Entity (Doc ID 779845.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Legal Entity Configurator - Version 12.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 15-May-2012***

Symptoms

Customer is defining New Legal Entity in Production. When clicked on Apply for the first time, it gave the error 'You have encountered an error. Please contact your System Administrator'.

Now when trying to redefine it again, it is giving the error 'Legal Entity Identifier already exists'. But when querying with this identifier it does not bring up anything in the Legal Entity page. The legal entity that
they are having problems with is  EXAMPLE_LE.


ERROR
Error 'legal entity identifier already exists' while defining legal entity

STEPS
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1) Go into Legal Entity Manager.
2) Create New Legal Entity.
3) Click on Apply.
4) It gives error Message 'You have encountered an error. PLease contact your System Administrator'.
5) Re-enter the details.
6) It gives me the error message 'Legal Entity Identifier already exists'
7) But querying with this identifier does not bring up anything.

Cause

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