Last updated on SEPTEMBER 06, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Installed Base - Version 11.5.9 to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5 to 12.1]
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***Checked for relevance on 01-Aug-2016***
This datafix has been approved by development for customer consumption on 13/Feb/2012.
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In Inventory it is possible to create user-defined transaction types and user-defined transaction source types. The transaction types have to be associated to a transaction action code (eg. Receipt into Stores). When an item is trackable in Install Base it would be expected that a transaction in inventory for that item also updates install base.
Out of the box user-defined transaction types are supported by Install Base, as long as they are associated to a seeded Transaction source type (and action code). When the transaction type is associated to a user-defined transaction source type, the transaction will not update Install Base. The reason for that is that install base cannot know what kind of transaction it is - the code handles each transaction type differently (ie submit an SFM message type based on the combination of transaction action code and source type). However, a client extension has been provided within the standard code that allows adding of custom code to support user-defined transaction source types. The name of the client extension is CSI_CLIENT_EXT_PUB.mtl_post_transaction. This procedure is defined by $CSI_TOP/patch/115/sql/csiclexb.pls
When an Install Base trackable item is transacted in inventory, INV_TXNSTUB_PUB takes care of the call to CSI_INV_TXN_HOOK_PKG.postTransaction, which submits the SFM messages to create the IB transactions. This CSI procedure handles all seeded transaction types currently supported by Install Base. When a transaction type is not supported by this package, it calls CSI_CLIENT_EXT_PUB.mtl_post_transaction to see if there is any custom code defined that handles it.
This note is to provide an example how to add code to this client extension to support a user-defined transaction.
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