Encounter FRM-40501 Unable to Reserve Record Error When Attempting to Update Purchase Order (Doc ID 837174.1)

Last updated on MARCH 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 11.5.10.2 to 11.5.10.4 [Release 11.5]
Oracle Payables - Version 11.5.10.2 to 11.5.10.2 [Release 11.5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Form:POXPOEPO.FMB - Enter Purchase Orders GUI
***Checked for relevance on 28-FEB-2014***

Symptoms

On 11.5.10.2:
When attempting to update a Purchase Order (PO), the following error occurs:

ERROR
"This record cannot be reserved for update. It has already been reserved by another user."
"FRM-40501: ORACLE error: unable to reserve record for update or delete."

Steps To Reproduce:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Responsibility = Purchasing
2. Navigation = Purchase Orders > Purchase Orders
3. Query any PO and make any update
4. The error message pops up

Cause

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