R12:IBY: Payment Instruction Extract XML Missing <DescriptiveFlexField> under <PayeeBankAccount>

(Doc ID 2330882.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 21, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Payments - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Payment files that are supposed to include data stored in payee bank account descriptive flexfields are showing blanks instead.
Debugging the Format Payment Instructions with Text Output request shows the XML extract under the <PayeeBankAccount> tag is missing the <DescriptiveFlexField> section entirely.

XML extract should include the following details (sample below is empty but actual results should be populated appropriately):

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Submit a payment
2. Process through Formatting stage
3. Observe resulting payment file is missing required details that were stored in the payee bank account's descriptive flexfields.

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, payment files are being rejected by the bank for missing required details.


Multiple patches were installed recently, including an RPC.
The XML extract included the <DescriptiveFlexField> tag prior to this.


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