R12: GLPPOS Posting Intracompany Journal Throws 'PPOS0261: The following journals post to balancing segment values which are not mapped to legal entities' (Doc ID 743516.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version 12.0.0 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.0 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 20-May-2013***
Information in this document applies to any platform.
GLPPOSS Posting: Single Ledger
Executable:GLPPOS - Posting

Symptoms

Consider the following business case:
- you have defined 3 companies: 01, 02, 03
- you have attached company 01 to the legal entity
- you have defined intracompany rules for all the companies to balance the journals automatically

Entering transactions for companies 02, 03 are automatically balanced by the system according to the setup.
However on entering transactions that involve company 01 and any other segment 02 or 03, you noticed the posting process errors out as the system is 'unable to balance intercompany journal' and the logfile shows:

'PPOS0261: The following journals post to balancing segment values which are not mapped to legal entities:
.....
Finished executing request completion options.
All selected batches were not successfully posted. Please review the output file.'

Cause

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