Unable To Unreserve Purchase Order - Error You cannot unreserve this document because there are outstanding invoices and/or credit memos (Doc ID 1421673.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


When attempting to unreserve a Purchase Order, error similar to one of the following occurs:

ERROR
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You cannot unreserve this document because there are outstanding credit memos.
You cannot unreserve this document because there are outstanding invoices and/or credit memos.
You cannot unreserve this line because there are outstanding invoices and/or credit memos.
You cannot unreserve this pay item because there are outstanding invoices and/or credit memos.
You cannot unreserve this schedule because there are outstanding invoices and/or credit memos.
You cannot unreserve this distribution because there are outstanding invoices and/or credit memos.

Steps To Reproduce
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1. Purchasing responsibility > Purchase Order Summary > Find the PO number.
2. Open the PO in Purchase Order Entry form.
3. Click Tools > Unreserve, and the above error is displayed.

Changes

Apply <patch 4096568> for release 11i, or on version POXVDCKB.pls 115.83.11510.19 or later.
Apply <patch 16471988> for release 12, or on version POXVDCKB.pls 120.64.12010000.101 or later.

 

Cause

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