Mass Search & Replace - Start Date on Version 2 of the Validity Rules Conflicts With the End Date on Version 1 of the Validity Rule, Receive Message: "An inventory validity rule exists." (Doc ID 2140319.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Process Manufacturing Product Development - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version, Quality Management Specifications
Issue with Mass Search & Replace - Validity Rules Version 2 Start Date vs Version 1 End Date
MASS SEARCH AND REPLACE for Specifications – Validity Rules problem when new Version 2 START DATE is the same as old Version 1 END DATE (which is the default and good). If temporarily set the Version 2 to status NEW (to do some changes) then to APPROVED FOR GENERAL USE, it will give this error message below.

However, if change Version 2 Start Date to add 1 second then it will allow to be set back to APPROVED FOR GENERAL USE.
Note that as per business needs users will never set older version to Obsolete/Archived as it has impact elsewhere if done.


ERROR
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An inventory validity rule exists. Check the specification ABC version 1.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Quality Manager > Mass Search and Replace
Quality Manager > Specifications



Cause

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