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R12 GL:Journal Approval Workflow Using Non-English Language Fails With ORA-06502 (Doc ID 781916.1)

Last updated on MAY 23, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version 12.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When using standard English language, it is possible to submit approve journals.

When switch to MLS for a different National Language the journal approval fails in workflow.


For example, French Canadian, the error is:


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Login as GL Super User with MLS English.
2. Create journal entry and send for approval.
3. Approver receives notice and journal entry sent for approval.
4. Login as GL Super User and change to MLS French Canadian.
5. Create Journal entry and send for approval.
6. Nothing is sent to approver.
7. Login as system admin and review workflow and note the error in the attached screen shot.




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