EAM: FieldValue:GetBufferField:***error*** : Could Not Get A Buffer Field for Field: COUNTRY_2CHAR On Asset Retirement Page

(Doc ID 1644868.1)

Last updated on APRIL 25, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN Asset Management - Version 9.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to retire the asset the following error occurs.

"FieldValue:GetBufferField:***error***: could not get a buffer field for field: COUNTRY_2CHAR with fieldname: COUNTRY_2CHAR and recname: COUNTRY_TBL (0,0) LC_VAT_RV2.FieldValue.OnExecute Name:GetBufferField PCPC:4512 Statement:114
Called from:LC_VAT_RV2.FieldValue.OnExecute Name:Reset Statement:85
Called from:LC_VAT_RV2.Context.OnExecute Name:Initialize Statement:150
Called from:LC_VAT_I.Context.OnExecute Name:Initialize Statement:76
Called from:FUNCLIB_VAT.DEFAULT_FUNCTIONS.FieldFormula Name:FormatVATPageWithOptions Statement:675
Called from:FUNCLIB_VAT.DEFAULT_FUNCTIONS.FieldFormula Name:FormatVATPage Statement:1100
Called from:AM_VAT_WRK

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Add an asset.
2. Perform some transactions like ADJ, TRF etc.
3. Retire the asset using navigation, Asset Management> Asset Transactions> Asset Disposal> Retire/Reinstate

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot retire assets


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