Unable To Approve PO Due to Encumbrance Periods Being Closed Error "ine #1 Shipment #1 Distribution #1 The accounting date is not in an open encumbrance period."

(Doc ID 2308920.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Users are attempting to approve a PO with a distribution that is unbilled/unreceived and get the error:


Error:
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ine #1 Shipment #1 Distribution #1 The accounting date is not in an open encumbrance period.


STEPS TO REPRODUCE
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  1. Query the PO in the PO Entry Form or PO Summary form
  2. Attempt to approve the PO



Cause

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