SIA: Attempt To Release Manual Hold: No 'Awaiting Secondary Approval' Hold Is Being Placed (Doc ID 1379284.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Public Sector Financials (International) - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Form:APXINWKB.FMB - Invoice Workbench


Symptoms

Secondary Invoice Approval is enabled for the Operating Unit.

  1. You select the Payables responsibility
  2. You navigate to the Payables Invoices Workbench as: N/Invoices > Entry > Invoices
  3. You enter a new invoice
  4. You validate the invoice:
  5. You select 'Actions' button
  6. You select 'Validate' check box
  7. You select 'OK' button
  8. The 'Awaiting Secondary Approval' hold is being placed on the invoice. The Invoice shows status Needs Revalidation
  9. You select the 'Holds' Tab:
  10. You add a hold 'Insufficient Fund' manually
  11. You save changes
  12. The 'Awaiting Secondary Approval' hold is being removed
  13. You add a Release reason for the hold 'Insufficient Fund'
  14. You save changes
  15. The "Awaiting secondary approval" hold is not being placed and the invoice is getting validated.



BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, invoices could be paid even if not validated by an Authorizer

Cause

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