BWC - Unable To Access Requisitions At Distribution Level When User Is Not Defined As Buyer

(Doc ID 1644610.1)

Last updated on APRIL 13, 2017

Applies to:

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


On Applications 12.1.3 :
In Buyer Work Center, When attempting to access a requisition in the requisition summary at distribution level.
An error page is displayed when clicking on "Distributions" tab.

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

Exception Details.
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: Message not found. Application: , Message Name: Could not find buyer defaults.
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageErrorHandler.prepareException(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageErrorHandler.processErrors(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.processRequest(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageBean.preparePage(
at _OA._jspService(
at com.orionserver.http.OrionHttpJspPage.service(


## Detail 0 ##
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: Could not find buyer defaults
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperInvocationTargetException(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(
at oracle.apps.po.common.webui.ClientUtil.executeServerCommand(
at oracle.apps.po.reqsummary.webui.ReqDistributionsCO.processRequest(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanHelper.processRequest(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAWebBeanContainerHelper.processRequest(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.beans.layout.OAStackLayoutBean.processRequest(


This is working fine when using Forms user interface.

Steps To Reproduce


1. Log in to the Application using a non buyer user.
2. Navigate to buyers work center -> Requisitions
3. Click on Summary subtab and try to find distributions of a requisition by clicking on Distributions subtab and observe noted error.


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