Cancel API Not Cancelling Purchase Orders (Doc ID 1496537.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.1.1 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In Purchasing, when attempting to cancel the purchase order via using the Cancel PO API ( PO_Document_Control_PUB.control_document ), it is failing with following error

ERROR
 "API Failed to Cancel the Purchase Order." 

Replication Steps:
1. Login to the E-Business Suite and choose the Purchasing Module.
2. Confirm there is a purchase order having quantity that is eligible for cancel.
3. Proceed to call the API - to cancel - and find it does not cancel.

Cause

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