R12.2: Unable to Approve Purchase Order Because Incorrect GL Date at Distribution Level (Doc ID 2135290.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.2.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
POXPOEPO: PO Entry Form

Symptoms

Purchase Orders (PO's) with approval status Rejected,Reserved cannot be approved.
When user is trying to submit the PO for approvals, using PO Entry form, is getting error:

Error

Line #1 Shipment #1 Distribution #1 The accounting date is not in an open encumbrance period.

At distribution level, GL Date is grayed out and distribution is reserved.


When user is trying to Unreserve the PO using Tools > Unreserve option, in order to change GL Date is getting message:

Message

This header currently does not have distribution eligible for this encumbrance action.

 

Steps to reproduce

1. Query for problematic PO in PO Entry form
2. Go to PO Distribution and try to change GL Date. This is grayed out and can not be changed
3. Go to Tools > Unreserve. User is getting message:
'This header currently does not have distribution eligible for this encumbrance action.'

 

Cause

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