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R12: AP: Cannot Validate Invoice - Receive Error: APP-SQLAP-97634: The Invoice Has an Accounting Hold: Dist Acct Invalid (Doc ID 2950468.1)

Last updated on MAY 29, 2023

Applies to:

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


When trying to perform on-line validation for a Payables Invoice, the following error is received:

APP-SQLAP-97634: The invoice XXXXX has an accounting
hold and is pending cancellation so you can no longer submit
it for validation.  To have the system automatically validate
the invoice and complete cancellation, please either
manually release the hold, or correct the errors that caused
the hold then cancel the invoice.

The Hold that is shown from the Holds tab of the Invoice Workbench is:  "Dist Acct Invalid" (Distribution account is invalid)

When trying to manually release the Hold, the following error is received:

APP-SQLAP-10009: You cannot manually release this type of hold.

Correct the condition that caused the hold and resubmit Validation.


Steps to Reproduce:

  1. From a Payables Responsibility: Invoices > Inquiry > Invoices
  2. Query up the Invoice needing Validation
  3. From Button 'Actions... 1', Check 'Validate', OK
  4. Error is returned (APP-SQLAP-97634)
  5. The Hold tab shows the hold: "Dist Acct Invalid"
  6. Unable to manually release this Hold (Release... 1 button) (APP-SQLAP-10009 error)





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