When Approving From A Reassigned Notification Purchase Order Approval Gets Deferred (Doc ID 393912.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version: 11.5.10 to 12.1 - Release: 11.5 to 12
Information in this document applies to any platform.
FORM:POXPOEPO.FMB - Enter Purchase Orders GUI

Symptoms

After reassigning a notification and approving the standard purchase order, the purchase order gets stuck in process. The following activity is deferred:

Notify Approver Subprocess/End

In case the notification is reassigned via a vacation rule the following activity is deferred:

Set Forward-To/From For Approve Action


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

- As preparer navigate to Purchase Orders / Purchase Orders
- Create a purchase order and forward it to the approver A
- As approver A login with a Purchasing responsibility and choose Notifications Summary
- Click on the PO notification and choose Reassign
- Check 'Delegate your response' and reassign the Notification to another approver B
- As approver B login with a Purchasing responsibility and choose Notifications Summary
- Click on the PO notification and choose Approve
- The PO remains in process and the following process is deferred:

Cause

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