Approving Purchase Orders With Standard Terms And Conditions Triggers Warning: "A Contract Administrator Is Not Defined" (Doc ID 789241.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 02-Dec-2013***

Symptoms

A contract template for standard terms and conditions has been approved and flagged as the default for Standard Purchase Orders (PO). Now when attempting to approve a standard purchase order the following warning is raised:

    A Contract Administrator is not defined.

After clicking away the warning the standard purchase order can be approved.

This issue can be reproduced by taking the following steps:

1. Start up a purchasing responsibility
2. Navigate to Purchase orders > Purchase orders
3. Create a standard purchase order and attach a contract
4. When attempting to approve the PO the following warning appears:

    A Contract Administrator is not defined.

Cause

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