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Material and Resource Transactions With Error Code CST_INVALID_WIP because of missing record in WIP_PERIOD_BALANCES (Doc ID 553138.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Work in Process - Version 11.5.9 and later
Oracle Enterprise Asset Management - Version 11.5.9 and later
Oracle Cost Management - Version 11.5.9 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This note provides solution for following situations:

A. Material Transactions

There are transactions in MTL_MATERIAL_TRANSACTIONS related to DISCRETE JOB which have following error :

ERROR_EXPLANATION: The wip entity is either not defined or does not have a period balance entry. 


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

1. WIP > Material Transactions > View Material Transactions > Select Status=Error


2. Inventory > Transactions > Material Transactions > Select Status=Error


B. Resource Transactions

There are Resource Transactions stuck in pending in WIP_COST_TXN_INTERFACE with following error explanation:

Record not found in WIP_PERIOD_BALANCE
Cause: There is no record in WIP_PERIOD_BALANCES for the repetitive schedule or job.
Action: Contact Oracle Support Representative

Other possible error message:

The wip entity is either not defined or does not have a period balance entry

This same error can also occur for Resource transactions where in MTL_MATERIAL_TRANSACTIONS the transaction_source_id is a negative number.  See <Note 1344384.1> for details.



1. WIP > Resource Transactions > Pending Resource Transactions


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