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Aproval Hierarchy Is Not Following Approval Limits Of Approval Group (Doc ID 1470577.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 10.7 to 12.1.3 [Release 10.7 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A new position and a new approval hierarchy has been created. This position has an approval group with an approval limit of 5000 USD for a certain purchasing category. It is allowed to approve Standard PO's with this approval group.
When entering a new PO for this purchasing category for less than $5000, the approval workflow doesn't stop in this new position. Instead it continues to the next approver.

The Fill Employee Hierarchy process was run and the parameter Owner Can Approve = Y for the document type

When the approval completes it is going to pre-approved, in the workflow we see the following:

       VERIFY_APPROVER_AUTHORITY Does Approver Have Authority? COMPLETE N

How come this document is not getting approved?


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