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Inventory Standard Datafix Instruction #12,13,14: Cannot Issue Locator Controlled Item - Locator and Onhand Subinventory Do Not Match (Doc ID 282480.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 20, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Inventory Management - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
FORM: INVTTMTX.FMB - Inventory Transactions
Inventory Standard Datafix Instruction #12,13,14


This document provides the detailed instructions for fixing locator issues related to mismatches of locator controlled items and onhand quantity. Also this document will show all the available information regarding the Root Cause of this data corruption.

Please follow up this document in the following order:
A. Identification Scripts: This will confirm if you are having this data corruption.
B. Verifying your file versions: This will allow you and support to confirm if you are already in a known fixed version.
C. Root Cause Analysis. It shows all the relevant information about this issue Root Cause.
D. Datafix Instructions. It will provide steps for fixing the data corruption.

A - Identification Scripts.

Please run the identification script (INV12.13.14_Ident.sql) uploaded into this document. Here is the text of the script as well:

You have entered an invalid locator.

Goto Inventory: Transactions > Miscellaneous Transactions (Misc Issue)
Select a locator controlled item with onhand quantity.
Try to enter or select the locator.
Receive the error.

Business Impact
Due to this issue, users cannot issue the onhand quantity out of inventory.


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In this Document
 A - Identification Scripts.
 Script Limitations
 B - Verifying your File Versions.
 C - Root Cause Analysis.
 1. R12.0 Old Locator Not Reset When Changing Subinventory
 2. 11i to R12.1 Receipt Saved Without Locator
 3. R11.5.10: Changing Subinventory In Mobile
 4. R11.5.9 Inventory Manager Negative Balance
 5. Physical inventory causing locator mismatches
 6. New Root- Causes?
 D - Datafix
 1. Identify data.
 2. Backup data.
 3. Run datafix.
 4. Check the data.
 * Serial Control Limitations

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