Requisition That Created from Oracle Materials Requirement Planning Goes to PRE-APPROVED If Encumbrance Is Enabled (Doc ID 1907554.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On release 12.1.1, with requisition encumbrance turned on, 

Imported requisitions from Oracle Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) are stuck at status Incomplete/Pre-Approved with the following notification received : "No Approver found"
Only the users who have the right to approve requisitions have imported requisitions from MRP at status Approved.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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For all users, imported requisitions from MRP should be at status "Approved".

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Import requisition from MRP on encumbrance enabled environment

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, some requisitions imported from MRP are not approved.

Changes

Issue starts occur after applying the following patches :

1. Patch 16689986:R12.PO.B
2. Patch 13984592:R12.PO.B
3. Patch 13392437R12.PO.B 
4. Patch 17863140:R12.PO.B 
5. Patch 12914933:R12.PO.B

Cause

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