Why Does the Purchase Order Acknowledgement Outbound (POAO) Output Contain Null And/or Special Characters '?' in the Output Files? (Doc ID 2016638.1)

Last updated on JUNE 22, 2017

Applies to:

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

Goal

Why Does the Purchase Order Acknowledgement Outbound (POAO) Output Contain Null And/or Special Characters '?' in the Output Files?

Example:
Output file shows '?" question marks sporadically throughout.

See examples below: (Sample data posted below is factious data)

Observe: Output file shows '?" question marks sporadically throughout.

See examples below:
> 1234323X 1234HHXC 123
  00001ITIT1 CREATE CREATE 123
 123 ?

> 1234566X 3211HHXC 123
7321ADSFR  ? ? ?

> 1234343234X 5432HHXC 123
2543ADST1?
 

Solution

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms