Purchase Orders stuck in Pre-Approved when 'Acceptance Required' is set to Signature ('DOES_PO_NEED_SIGNATURE = 'Y') (Doc ID 1922905.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version

After submitting Purchase Orders (PO)s for approval, that have a contract attached, the PO's get stuck in a status Pre-Approved.

The output from po_wf_debug shows:

 The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to Purchase Orders > Purchase Orders.
2. Create a PO and attach a contract.
3. Submit the PO for approval.
4. After the PO is approved by the final approver it gets stuck in status Pre-Approved.

Cause

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