R12: Invoice Approval Workflow with no Parameters Does Not Select and Initiate Approval on Any Invoices - No Data Exists for this Report (Doc ID 1101933.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version: 12.0.0 to 12.1.3 - Release: 12.0 to 12.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.
APXIAWRE - Invoice Approval Workflow

Symptoms

-- Problem Description
Invoice Approval Workflow report does not initiate the workflow process for eligible invoices if submitted without any parameters.
The output shows "No Data Exists for this Report".

'Require Validation Before Approval' and/or 'Require Accounting Before Approval' Payables Options are enabled and there are invoices that should be picked up.

-- Steps to Reproduce
Payables > Invoices > Entry
Create an invoice that should be picked up by running invoice approval workflow
Payables > Run > Concurrent request
Invoice Approval Workflow without providing request parameters
Invoices are not picked up by the workflow
Resubmit concurrent request providing request parameters, the invoices are picked up and submitted for approval

-- Business Imapact
All Invoices that have a status of Required or Needs Reapproval should be picked up if the parameters are left wide open

Cause

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