R12 Initiate Procure Action Updating PO_REQUISITIONS_INTERFACE_ALL.Item_description With Wrong Value
Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Project Contracts - Version 12.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
In Project Contracts, initiate procure was updating the item description column value without considering the flag allow_item_desc_update_flag from mtl_system_items table. When attempting to run requisition import, the following error occurs.
PROCESS_MESSAGE "Item description problem Cause: The item description that you entered does not match the description of the item and update of the item description is not allowed for the item. Action:Enter the correct item description."
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1) Create Deliverable
2) Enter Description in General tab
3) Enter Item
4) Click 'Apply and Create Actions' button - Enter details
5) Check 'Ready to Procure' - Save
6) Click 'Initiate Procure' button
7) PO_REQUISITIONS_INTERFACE_ALL file is populated with Description entered in General tab, rather than Description from Master Item.
8) This causes Requisition Import to fail
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