Cannot Re-Approve CPA After Contract Is Locked With Error "Contract Is Locked. Unlock Contract Terms To Proceed"

(Doc ID 2097295.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Procurement Contracts - Version 12.1.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While trying to re-approve the Contract Purchase Agreement(CPA) after modifying the Contract/template and locking contract, cannot re-approve CPA with error 'Contract is Locked. Unlock contract terms to proceed'

STEPS

 In Purchasing Super User responsibility.
  -Purchase Orders -> Purchase Orders
  1. Create CPA #xxxxxx and approve
  2. Click Terms
  3. Apply Template and click 'Edit New Revision'
  - In CPA#xxxxxx; Contract Term page, make changes
  4. From drop down list 'Actions'
  - select 'Lock Contract' - click Go. (Contract is Locked)
  5. (CPA currently in 'Requires Reapproval')
  Now try to re-approve the CPA
   --> Error thrown

ERROR
  Error: Contract is Locked. Unlock contract terms to proceed

Cause

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