ITEM_LOC.SOURCE_METHOD Is Null For First Location When Using XITEMLOCDESC

(Doc ID 2394444.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Retail Merchandising System - Version 13.2.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ITEM_LOC.SOURCE_METHOD is null when XItemlocDesc message is sent to range an item to first warehouse location.
The XItemlocDesc message sent for ranging the item to a second warehouse location fills the Source method from ITEM_LOC table with "S" value


Steps to recreate:


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create new item (item/location is empty)
2. Download the first XItemlocDesc message, first record in the ITEM_LOC table is appeared, but ITEM_LOC.SOURCE_METHOD is null
3. Download next XItemlocDesc, second record has ITEM_LOC.SOURCE_METHOD = 'S'


Cause

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