R12: AP: Same EDI Location Code At Different Supplier Sites is Not Getting Validated (Doc ID 1483232.1)

Last updated on JULY 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.0.0 to 12.2 [Release 12.0 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : Releasee 12 version, Supplier Admin Issues

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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In 11i at Supplier site level duplicate EDI location is not allowed and error Pop Up "APP-SQLAP-10969: EDI Location value Already exists for a supplier" appears when we try to enter the same value in EDI Location for different supplier sites.
Where as in R12 we can enter same EDI location at different sites also.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Customer would like to know whether this functionality of having Same EDI Location Code at different supplier sites is as intended or a bug.
If it is as Intended, he would like to know the reason/justification of having same EDI location at different sites in R12

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
-Navigate to Suppliers -> Entry-> Query the supplier 'XXXX' click on GO.
-Click on Address Book - for the address 'ABC' ->Click on Manage Sites
-there we can see two sites ''ABC1'', ''ABC2''

the application has allowed to add same EDI location on both these sites.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users can see Same EDI Location Code at different supplier sites .

Cause

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