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R12.2 Format Payment Instruction Fails With "Please verify the template is valid" Error (Doc ID 2008862.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 28, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.2.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to create a payment batch with PPR, the Format Payment Instructions with Text Output (IBY_FD_PAYMENT_FORMAT_TEXT) fails with:

Error: an error occurred during formatting. Please verify the template is valid.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
 1. From Payables responsiblity go to Payments -> Entry -> Payments Manager
 2. An error occurs at formatting step, the error can be seen in the concurrent request Format Payment Instructions with Text Output (IBY_FD_PAYMENT_FORMAT_TEXT) output:

The key to this error is to have FND debug enabled to obtain full FND and XDO error messages to see the root cause.


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