Purchase Orders Stuck In Pre-Approved Status With Exception at APPROVE_PO (Doc ID 1116879.1)

Last updated on JULY 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to approve Purchase Orders (PO) with contracts attached the POs gets stuck in pre-approved status and the following error occurs:

ERROR
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APPROVE_PO #EXCEPTION 1
User-Defined Exception

Wf_Engine_Util.Function_Call(PO_REQAPPROVAL_ACTION.APPROVE_DOC, POAPPRV, 38775-116347, 225341, RUN)


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a purchase order
2. Assign a Contract
3. Try to approve the order
The document gets stuck at pre-approved status


Cause

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