Receiving Error When Activating a Contract - "The accounting for one or more lines is not valid. Contract cannot be activated. (9850,268)". (Doc ID 1673280.1)

Last updated on MARCH 09, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN Contracts - Version 9.1 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 9.1 version, Contract Entry

When attempting to activate a contract,
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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Message saying "The accounting for one or more lines is not valid. Contract cannot be activated. (9850,268)".

When reviewed the Accounting Distribution on a contract line, it shows an Error "Combo error for Fields Account/Chartfiled1 in group XXXXXXX"

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced using the following steps:

1. Set up a contract and Activate a particular Contract - Customer Contracts > Create and Amend > General Information - General Tab.
2. Receive the error "The accounting for one or more lines is not valid. Contract cannot be activated. (9850,268)".
3. Go To Customer Contracts > Create and Amend > General Information - Lines Tab and then select Detail tab in the Contract Lines section.
4. Under the Accounting Column - There will be a link "Action Required". These are the lines that have issues with accounting distribution
5. Click on the "Action Required" link and then the "Error" link. This will show that error - "Combo error for Fields Account/Chartfiled1 in group XXXXXXX"

 

Cause

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