For Vendor Funded Promotions, RPM Allows Reporting Period To Be More Than the Invoice Period, Resulting in RMS VENDINVC Batch Failure (Doc ID 1953164.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Retail Price Management - Version 13.1.4.4 to 13.1.9 [Release 13.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Retail Price Management (RPM) 13.1.x is allowing deals for Vendor Funded Promotions (VFP) with reporting period = quarterly and invoice period = monthly.
This scenario will cause a failure in the Retail Merchandising System (RMS) vendinvc batch.


Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Create a VFP in RPM with reporting period = Monthly and invoice period = Quarterly.
  2. In RPM you are allowed to create this type of promotion, which will create a deal with the same periods in RMS.
  3. This deal will cause a failure in vendinvc process.

Cause

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