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Getting "Invalid Reading entered for &MODE &CTR_NAME which has &DIRECTION Direction." Error when Attempting to Enter Meter Readings (Doc ID 1402143.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Installed Base - Version 12.1.3 and later
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 This datafix has been approved by development for customer consumption 06/Feb/2012.

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When attempting to Complete a Work Order in EAM, while entering the Meter reading the below error occurs even though the Meter reading value is entered in ascending order.

This is happening only for Meters migrated from instance. For new Meters defined in R12.1.3 no issues exist.

"Invalid Reading entered for Meter &CTR_NAME which has an Ascending Direction."

Error Text = Invalid Reading entered for &MODE &CTR_NAME which has &DIRECTION Direction.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Meter Definition: Create a Meter in 11i Instance
2. Schedule Definition: Create Schedule Definition in 11i Instance
3. Last Meter Reading History: Last Meter Reading entered in 11i
4. Forecast the PM schedule in Maintenance Workbench and created the Work Order in R12 Instance
5. Getting an error on Meter Reading while completing the Work Order in R12 instance
6. Even though the Meter reading value is entered in ascending order we are getting the error i.e. "Invalid reading entered for Meter &meter_name which has an ascending direction".
7. Getting the same error "Invalid reading entered for Meter &meter_name which has an ascending direction" even if we enter the Meter Reading directly from Asset Numbers page.


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