PO Are Getting Imported In "IN PROCESS" Status Instead Of "APPROVED" - Have To Run Workflow Background Process (Doc ID 1982258.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 and 12.2.4 version, Purchasing Processes

Actual:
When running the 'Import Standard Purchase Orders' (PDOI) program, the Purchase Order (PO) is created in 'In Process' status.

Expected:
POs should be created in Approved Status.

Replication Steps:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Load the PO interface tables.
2. Run the Import Standard Purchase Order program.
3. Check the PO created. It is in 'In Process' status.
4. Run the Workflow Background Process Manually - and the purchase order approves (this however should not be required)

Cause

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