JEDEDEFI Includes Permitted Special Characters Like Ampersand and Asterisk
(Doc ID 838247.1)
Last updated on APRIL 07, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Financials for EMEA - Version 11.5 to 188.8.131.52 [Release 11.5]
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This problem can occur on any platform.
REPORT:JEDEDEFI.RDF - German International EFT Format Program
Find when format a payment batch with German International payment format (JEDEDEFI) and one or more of the Supplier Name, Supplier Site Name or Supplier Site Address Fields contain
ampersand "&", asterisk "*", dollar sign "$" or percent sign "%"
The file will contain these characters and the bank reject the file
Expect the format to replace the not permitted characters so the bank can accept the file even
when Supplier Name, Supplier Site Name or Supplier Site Address Fields contain
ampersand "&" X’50’
asterisk "*" X'5C'
dollar sign "$" X'5B'
percent sign "%" X'6C'
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1.Create Suppliers containing in Supplier Name, Supplier Site Name or Supplier Site Address
Fields an ampersand "&" .
2. Create a invoice for this supplier
3. Create a payment batch including this supplier / invoice and format with German International
4. Send the file to the bank, the bank will reject the file due to the invalid character
Due to this issue, users cannot create payment batches and get them processed by bank if one of
the suppliers contains one of the special characters.
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