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EPY: Receive Error "Invalid File Reference" When Creating the Change Package With PeopleTools 8.56 and Consolidated Tax Patches Applied to Latest PUM Image. (Doc ID 2982701.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2023

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Payroll for North America - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to apply a change package, the following error occurs.

"Invalid file reference(ID-UPD[xxxxxxx_o1_EXP_DMS (where xxxxx is the Update_ID),Type Code - MAINT]: File reference definition cannot be found in source database.
 Invalid file reference(ID-UPD[xxxxxxx_o1_IMP_DMS (where xxxxx is the Update_ID),Type Code - MAINT]: File reference definition cannot be found in source database."

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create A Change Package (Navigation: PeopleTools > Lifecycle Tools > Update Manager > Update Manager > Define Change Package > Update Package)
     - Continue this in Change Assistant
2. See error


PRP Patch 35761607: CONSOLIDATED U.S. TAX TABLE CHANGES - TAX UPDATE 23-C was applied to PUM Image 47.


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