Frequently Asked Questions Purchasing Encumbrance
(Doc ID 134972.1)
Last updated on DECEMBER 05, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Purchasing - Version 10.7 to 188.8.131.52 [Release 10.7 to 11.5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Frequently asked questions concerning Oracle Purchasing: Encumbrance.
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|Questions and Answers|
|What reference columns does Oracle Purchasing populate in the table gl_bc_packets? And what information is populated in these columns?|
|If there has been an over receipt of goods, will Oracle Purchasing reverse encumbrances associated with the over receipt quantity?|
|How do I liquidate excess encumbrances for the purchase order, purchase order line or purchase order shipment?|
|How can I tell if Oracle Federal Financials is installed in my instance?|
|Is there a way to unreserve or reverse an encumbrance on a purchase order?|
|What is a Transaction Code and how is this defined?|
|What steps do I take when the approval of the purchase order fails due to insufficient funds?|
|The Encumbrance Detail Report does not pick up expected purchase orders.|
|A purchase order shipment was received against, then cancelled. It now appears on the Uninvoiced Receipts report and accrues each month when running the Receipt Accruals - Period-End process. Why is this happening?|
|I am using encumbrance accounting and when I forward a Purchase Order for approval, I am encountering the following error: APP-14166: Please enter a forward to employee or funds are not reserved.|
|I am trying to approve the Purchase Order and get the following error: "This record cannot be reserved for update. It has already been reserved by another user".|
|Blanket Purchase Agreement have "Reserved" box checked on the purchase order lines. I am not using encumbrance accounting.|
|I created a new requisition, then reserved (without approving) the funds are reserved. Then I delete the requisition from the requisition form, which does not un-reserve funds.|