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R12.1: Format Payment Instruction Fails with "Please Verify The Template Is Valid" (Doc ID 1062854.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Format Payment Instructions completes in error:

IBY_FD_PAYMENT_FORMAT_TEXT module: Format Payment Instructions with Text Output

Error: an error occurred during formatting. Please verify the template is valid.
oracle.apps.iby.exception.PSException: Internal Error to Payment Server:
at oracle.apps.iby.engine.ExtractFormatter.applyFormat(
at oracle.apps.iby.engine.ExtractFormatter.applyFormat(
at oracle.apps.iby.scheduler.FDFormatProgramUtils.doExtractAndFormatCore(
at oracle.apps.iby.scheduler.FDFormatProgramUtils.doExtractAndFormatCommon(
at oracle.apps.iby.scheduler.FDFormatProgramUtils.doPmtInstrExtractAndFormat(
at oracle.apps.iby.scheduler.FDExtractAndFormatting.doExtractAndFormat(
at oracle.apps.iby.scheduler.FDExtractAndFormatting.runMainLogic(
at oracle.apps.iby.scheduler.FDExtractAndFormatting.runProgram(
at oracle.apps.fnd.cp.request.Run.main(


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

PPR Processing
Stop Process for Review After Scheduled Payments Selection

and Stop Process for Review After Creation of Proposed Payments

and Initiate When Payment Process Request is Complete
PPR Validation Failures
Reject all Documents for Payee when any Document Fails

and Reject Only Payments with Errors
PPR Validation Failures
Pending Proposed Payments Review


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