Incorrect Error 'PO amount exceeds the contract maximum' when Purchase Order References Contract Category Lines. (Doc ID 1535707.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 13, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise SCM Purchasing - Version 9.1 to 9.1 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Incorrect error 'PO amount exceeds the contract maximum'  when saving a PO that references a Contract with category lines.

Error:  Total PO Amount exceeds the contract maximum amount of 1000 (Contract)
  
 Steps to recreate the issue:
  1) Enable Commitment Control
  2) Create a new contract. Maximum Amount is $1000. Enter two category
  lines. Lines do not have any maximum amounts.
  3) Create a new PO with two lines ($500 each) referencing the contract
  category lines.
  4) Budget check the PO.
  5) Now try to Dispatch (or simply save the PO) and get this error, which is
  incorrect:
  
  Total PO amount exceeds the contract maximum amount of 1000 (Contract)
  (10400,36)

Cause

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