Unable to Set Need By Date Offset = -1 In iProcurement Preferences (Doc ID 1371849.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle iProcurement - Version 12.1.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The profile option "POR: Days Needed By" is being set to -1 for a particular user. But when the user opens Preferences in iProcurement and try to match the same value, the following error occurs:


ERROR
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Error
Need By Date Offset - Value must be a positive whole number.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Go to System Administrator > Profile > System
2. Set profile "POR: Days Needed By" = -1
3. Go to iProcurement > Preferences > iProcurement Preferences
4. See the error message:
Error
Need By Date Offset - Value must be a positive whole number.

See also Need By Date Offset = -1

User has to change the value to a positive number but the business need is to keep it as -1.

Cause

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