Autocreating Orders from Sourcing Request For Quotation (RFQ), errors with "Purchase Order Creating could not be initiated."
Last updated on JULY 19, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.1.3 and later
Oracle Sourcing - Version 12.1.3 to 12.2.4 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
After setting the profile PO: Use PODI AutoCreate to Yes (applicable prior to release 12.2.4 only) and with no default charge account setup defined,
when attempting to autocreate a new order from a Sourcing RFQ, the following error occurs:
If there is a default account defined at the employee level, the Purchase Order creation workes fine; no error occurs.
Purchase Order Creating could not be initiated. Please check with your system administrator
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
Setup: no account is set at employee level and
no expense account rules are defined for the concerned category
1. From the Sourcing RFQ, open Actions Menu , select the Complete Award Action
2. Enter the PO Number
3. Press Submit button->Receive the Error
Applied the following patch to add the profile PO: Use PODI AutoCreate.
<Patch 18120913> - Procurement R12.1.3 Update 2014/01 January 2014, which introduced profile PO: Use PODI AutoCreate
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