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R12: AP: AP Suppliers Table Last_updated_by Column Is Getting Updated With Terminated Oracle Users (Doc ID 2804592.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2023

Applies to:

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


Users observed a few suppliers records in table AP_SUPPLIERS with last_update_date and last_updated_by values referring to application users who were deactivated/terminated much earlier.

The DBA team has confirmed that those oracle user ids have not logged into Oracle Applications production instance after their inactivation date.

The issue happens randomly.  It is not reproducible at will.

This is observed by customers internal audit team and requesting a justification on this unexpected behavior.

The following query was used by the DBA and it returned records:





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