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FAQ for Approvals Management (AME) Integration For iProcurement and Purchasing (Doc ID 293315.1)

Last updated on MAY 06, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle iProcurement - Version 11.5.10 to 12.2 [Release 11.5 to 12.2]
Oracle Purchasing - Version 11.5.10 to 12.2 [Release 11.5 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

Frequently asked questions about Approvals Management (AME) Integration For Oracle iProcurement and Oracle Purchasing.

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Purpose
Questions and Answers
 1. What is the Pre-Requisite Patch to use AME for Requisition Approval in 11.5.10?
 2. Does Oracle HR needs to be fully installed to use AME for iProcurement and Purchasing?
 3. Can AME be used for requisition while Position Hierarchies used for POs? 
 4. Can Purchase Requisitions created in Core Purchasing Applications use the AME approval functionality?
 5. Can other document types beside requisitions be used with the new Procurement AME approval functionality?
 6. Can Internal Requisitions use the new Procurement AME approval functionality ?
 7. Can the AME approval Functionality be backported to Release 11.5.9? 
 8. Does AME support parallel approval ? 
 9. Can approval rules be defined and leveraged across multiple products ? 
 10. What is the meaning of the Profile Option: POR: System Approvers are Mandatory?  
 11. How do I enable the Approval Engine for my Requisitions ?
 12. Which Action Types does iProcurement and Oracle Purchasing support and not support with AME integration in 11.5.10
 13. What does Subordinate Items Classes mean? 
 14. What Attributes within AME does iProcurement and Oracle Purchasing seed into the system? 
 15. What does Voting Regime mean? 
 16. Are all of the Rule Types Supported?
 17. Can different Approval Rules be Setup in AME across different Operating Units? 
 18. What functional limitations exist when using AME for Requisition Approvals? 
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