When Approving Partially Received, Unreserved PO's With GL Date In Closed Period: The Accounting Date Is Not In An Open Encumbrance Period (Doc ID 796402.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.0 to 12.0.5 [Release 12]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
*** Checked for relevance on 08-JUL-2013 ***

Symptoms

In Oracle Purchasing, when attempting to approve partially received, unreserved PO's having GL date on them not within an open period the following error is generated:

The Accounting Date is not in an open encumbrance period

The GL date cannot be changed as it is greyed out and the PO remains stuck in requires reapproval state.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a PO with one time item select the GL date and account.
2. Approve and reserve it.
3. Make partial receipt.
4. Unreserve the PO, it goes into req. reapp. state.
5. Close the period in which the GL date falls.
6. Create the start and end date for Gl account.
7. Now try to approve

Cause

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