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Creating PO Requisitions for Description Based Item Not Working (Doc ID 849721.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Enterprise Asset Management - Version 11.5.10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to release a work order with direct item materials (Non-stock Direct OR Description Direct), the system should auto-generate PO requisition for the direct items, but instead, the following error occurs:


Category is invalid, or category is invalid for the item
Cause: You entered an invalid category.
Action: Enter a valid category.
Cause: You entered a category that is invalid for the item that you entered.
Action: Enter a valid category for the item


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. in EAM responsibility > Work Orders> Work Orders > create Work Order (WO) - save
2. add direct material: Description Based OR Non-Stock Direct
3. release WO
4. records gets stuck in po_requisitions_interface_all in error


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