R12: OIE: Error in Internet Expenses Workflow "3205: '<username>' is not a valid role or user name" (Doc ID 1581936.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 10, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Workflow for Internet Expense Report (AP Standard Expense Report Process)
is erroring at Manager (Spending) Approval Process/Inform Preparer Expense Report Approval

ERROR
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3205: '<username>' is not a valid role or user name.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Employee submits an internet expense report on his own behalf.
2. The appropriate approver(s) approve the report.
3. The report routes in workflow to Manager (Spending) Approval Process/Inform Preparer Expense Report Approval
4. The error occurs

Cause

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