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Cannot Update MTL_PARAMETERS.EXPENSE_ACCOUNT For Standard Costing Orgs (Doc ID 1439994.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 23, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Inventory Management - Version 12.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


It is not possible to change the Expense Valuation Account in Organization Parameters, even though all orgs are using standard costing.
Documentation indicates it should be possible to change this account for standard costing orgs, although it is prohibited with average costing orgs.
It is not possible to change an existing previous value and also not possible to enter a value where the org has a null value for expense account.
In the case of an org with a null value for MTL_PARAMETERS.EXPENSE_ACCOUNT, the Item Open Interface will also fail as follows.


3. Attempt to change the Expense Account from null to a value for the problem org in the Org Parameters form.
4. Field is protected against update.
5. Attempt to change any other org's Expense Account from an existing to a new value.
6. Field is protected against update.




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