BWC: Item is invalid for the Purchasing organization after applying Patch 18120913 (Doc ID 1914413.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 06, 2014

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version

From regression testing for Procurement January 2014 Rollup Patch 18120913 and prerequisite Patch 18221238 the following issue was found:

In the Buyer Work Center (BWC) an item description can be seen but there is no item number and an error occurs (shown below).  In the core Purchasing application both the item description and item number are displayed as expected.

ERROR
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"Item is invalid for the purchasing organization
Cause: You entered an invalid item.
Action: Enter an item that is valid for the purchasing organization. “


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to Purchasing Super User Responsibility > Buyer Work Center > Orders
   Create a new Standard Purchase Order
   Populate header information

2. Go to the Lines Tab and click on Item/Job magnifier icon
   Item/Job is blank
   Highlight item flashlight

3 No Item code is displayed although the description does display.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot enter a PO via the Buyer Work Center.

Cause

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