Approval on Direct Pay Invoices Returning Not Required when Previous Supplier Name Chosen

(Doc ID 2083826.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.1.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When invoices are validated and approvals initiated with the EXACT SAME Supplier Site Name chosen again, "Not Required" is received for the Approval.  But when a different Supplier Site Name is chosen, then the correct results are observed.

Steps to Reproduce:
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1.- Navigate to the Invoice Workbench
2.- Create an invoice for the supplier (e.g., "3M Health Care" , Site "CORP HQ")
3.- Enter a Line  and its distributions , save it
4.- Go to actions, then validate the invoice
5.- Open the LOV for Supplier Site and select the same Site Available and click ok , save it
6.- Validate the invoice again
7.- Go to the Actions Button and mark the Checkbox "Initiate Approval" click ok

Results: In the Approval Field the value changes to Not Required

Cause

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