My Oracle Support Banner

Error Posting Is Not Allowed For This Account At Retained Earnings Account (Doc ID 2385422.1)

Last updated on APRIL 22, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version 12.0 to 12.2 [Release 12.0 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


While setting up a new ledger the following error occurs:


Posting is not allowed for this account


 1. Open the following screen
     Responsibility: General Ledger
     (N)Setup : Financials : Accounting Setup Manager : Accounting Setups

 2. Update Ledger: Leger Option (Step 2 of 4)

 3. Enter a value for Retained Earnings Account

 4. The error occurs


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.