PO: Validate GL Period value "Redefault" is Defaulting Current Period's Start Date Rather Than Sysdate

(Doc ID 2322365.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Contract Lifecycle Management for Public Sector - Version 12.2.5 and later
Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.2.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 On : 12.2.5 version, Purchase Order

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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In Oracle contract Lifecycle Management, PO: Validate GL Period value "Redefault" is defaulting current period's start date rather than sysdate.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Expect system should default the sysdate to the purchase order distribution.

STEPS TO REPRODUCE
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create an Award/PO with GL date in Aug 2017.
2. Submit the Award/PO for approval. Award/PO is waiting for approval with approver.
3. Close the Period Aug 2017.
4. On Sep 5th 2017, login as approver and approve the Award/PO.
5. Observe that the GL Date on the Award/PO is Sep 1st 2017 and not Sep 5th 2017

Cause

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