E-DM : Applying DataMover Script From PUM Image Fails With Error "SQL Error. Error Position: 0 Return: 8006 - Invalid datatype specified"

(Doc ID 2308570.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.54 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 8.55 version, DataMover


When applying DataMover scripts from PUM Image to target on PeopleTools 8.55, the Change Assistant job errors out as follows:

ERROR
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SQL Error. Error Position: 0 Return: 8006 - Invalid datatype specified
...
Unsuccessful completion


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a Change package to apply fixes from PUM Image that includes DataMover scripts
2. Apply the Change package to target environment on PeopleTools 8.55.17
3. Observe the error reported



Cause

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