VFP Deal Is Created With Wrong Active Date When Promotion Component Is Created in an Existing Promotion (Doc ID 1961396.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Retail Merchandising System - Version 13.1.4.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The issue described in this document is known to Oracle, and a fix already scheduled for future release.
This article will be updated as official patch information becomes available.

When a deal is created from RPM vendor funded promotion linked to an existing Promotion created in the past, the deal active date defaults from the promotion start date, rather than the promotion component start date.


Steps to Reproduce:

1. Create a new promotion component and link it to an existing promotion created with a start date in the past.
2. Add funding to the promotion component and check the 'Create Deals' check box.
3. Approve the promotion.
4. Check DEAL_HEAD table and note that the deal was created with active date set to the promotion start date rather than the promotion component start date.

Cause

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