Error: Purchase Order Creation Could Not Be Initiated, But PO Was Created With Negative PO Number And No Distributions (Doc ID 789464.1)

Last updated on MARCH 10, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Sourcing - Version 12.0.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 30-April-2013***

Symptoms

When attempting to complete the award process the following error occurs:

Error Message:
Purchase Order Creation could not be initiated. Please check with your system administrator.

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

1. Create a Requisition Purchase in Purchasing.
2. Create a PDC Sourcing on Autocreate Documents
3. Complete Quote on Sourcing.
4. Award Quote.
5. Close Award.
6. Create Purchase Order Standard

Cause

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