After Patch 14383315 Cannot Submit for Approval BPAs/POs when Buyer Has no Username Associated APP-PO-14142 Unexpected Error

(Doc ID 1512512.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After applying <Patch 14383315>:R12.PO.B, when attempting to approve a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) or Purchase Order (PO) with a buyer who does not have any username associated, the following errors occur:
In Purchase Orders form:

APP-PO-14142: In Exception of
Start_WF_Process()-PO_REQAPPROVAL_INIT1.Start_WF_Process: In
Exception handler: ORA-01403: no data found

Cause: A SQL error has occurred in In Exception of
Start_WF_Process(). The SQL error is ORA-01403: no data found

Take note of both this error number and the actions you were trying to
perform. Contact your system administrator for further assistance.

In Buyer Work Center:

Error Page
You have encountered an unexpected error. Please contact the System Administrator for assistance.
Click here for exception details.

After clicking the here link:


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Navigate through Purchase Orders > Purchase Orders
2. Create Blanket Purchase Agreement or PO
3. Enter a buyer who does not have any username attached
4. Click the OK button

1. Navigate through Buyer Work Center > Agreements
2. Create Blanket Purchase Agreement or PO
4. Enter a buyer who does not have any username attached
5. Click the Submit button


 Applied <Patch 14383315>:R12.PO.B.


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