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E-CA/E-DPK: When Attempting to Apply PeopleTools Patch 8.59.09, the Change Assistant Step "Ptger.dms" Fails with "ORA-00904: "DESCRLONG": invalid identifier" Error (Doc ID 2879071.1)

Last updated on JUNE 27, 2022

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.59 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The Change Assistant is failing at the step Importing PT Patch Translated Data – Running Datamover – ptger.dms with the following error:

This is a new installation from DPK with PeopleTools patch 8.59.09 and PUM HR 9.2.041.
The same issue does not occur on the previous update PUM HR 040 on PeopleTools patch 8.59.07.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Download the PUM native OS image for Windows.
2. Deploy the image on a Windows host.
3. Have a HCM92 Database with PUM 41 applied and PeopleTools 8.59.07 and Base Language German.
4. Apply PeopleTools Patch 8.59.09 using Change Assistant.
5. Step Importing PT Patch Translation Data - Running Datamover ptger.dms fails at
"UPDATE PS_EOSF_ADDPRMT_VW SET RECDESCR = :1, DESCRLONG = :2 WHERE RECNAME = :3
Unsuccessful completion"
6. Descrlong field is missing.

Changes

 Perform a PeopleTools Patch update to Patch 8.59.09 and PUM HR 9.2.041.

Cause

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