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FAQ: Auto Document Sourcing Rules Update Options (Doc ID 409053.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 12, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 11.5.9 to 11.5.10.2 [Release 11.5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Apr-2011***
Procurement (Purchasing) Last updated on Feb, 2007
SOUCING: Sourcing Rules - Release 11.5.X


FORM:POXPOEPO.FMB - Enter Purchase Orders GUI
FORM:MRPFDDSR.FMB - Define Sourcing Rules
FORM:MSCFDSRA.FMB - Assign Sourcing Rule/BOD


Purpose

Frequently reported how-to questions relating to product specific programs.
Users usually face some issues when Approving the Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with "Enable Automatic Sourcing" and "Update Existing Sourcing Rule and Assignment"  ticked.

After approval, ASL entry is created but the Sourcing rules are not.  This FAQ attempts to answer some of the users' questions.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 1. Why is the sourcing rule not created though the ASL entry is created?
 2. Can system create a Sourcing Rule Assignment with type equal to Item-Organization  (Assign Sourcing Rule/BOD) and Org equal to OU-1 (from the example in #1) automatically after the new BPA approved?
 3. Why existing Sourcing Rules are not getting assigned for the Item  the 'Assign Sourcing Rule/BOD ' form ?
 4. How do you identify which are the BPAs or items which are not having the Sourcing rules created due to those factors?
 5. Will the Sourcing rule be created and assigned to  Item B and Org level when sourcing rule exists in SR-2 and  'item-organization type' assignment to this source rule exists for Inventory Org-1?
 6. What does the 'Generate Sourcing Rules and ASLs from Blanket Agreements' concurrent program do?
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