Description change in Requisition Restarting Workflow

(Doc ID 1916050.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise SCM Purchasing - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In Purchasing Requisition With AWE enabled, Changes to requisition not restarting Approval Framework workflow process as expected.

If a requisition is denied back to the requester and they make some changes and save, this requisition is not automatically entered back into Workflow. Also, if a requisition is fully approved and then the requester makes a change to the requisition, again it is not entered back into Workflow for re-approval.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

Common Set Up
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1. Enable a Header Level approval for 1 Step with Criteria as Always true.
2. Ensure Default status for Requester is Pending Approval at Requester Set up
3. Ensure Change Track Option of DESCR 354 field is enabled with change track and Update PO but with No Reapproval required
4. Enable AWE for the Business Unit at Req Change Option

Scenario 1
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When Change Track Option is N and Change template is blank. Resubmit Workflow for Quantity or Price Decrease is UNChecked and Workflow Approval Required  is checked at Business Unit.

STEPS
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1. Navigate to Add/Update Requisition. Save the Requisition using a Special Request / Adhoc Item.
2. Deny the Requisition  by the Approver
3. Login as Requester and change the Description of Item
4. The status remains as Denied
5. Navigate to Purchasing BU Definition > Req Change Options > Uncheck the flag for ,"Resubmit Workflow for Quantity or Price Decrease"
6. Change the Description of item and Save again
7. The status changes to Pending.

Note--The Status differs based on,""Resubmit Workflow for Quantity or Price Decrease" checked or unchecked.

Scenario 2
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When Change Track Option is A and Change template is STANDARD. Resubmit Workflow for Quantity or Price Decrease is UNChecked and Workflow Approval Required  is checked at Business Unit.

STEPS
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1. Navigate to Add/Update Requisition. Save the Requisition using a Special Request / Adhoc Item.
2. Deny the Requisition  by the Approver
3. Login as Requester and change the Description of Item
4. The status remains as Denied
5. Navigate to Purchasing BU Definition > Req Change Options > Uncheck the flag for ,"Resubmit Workflow for Quantity or Price Decrease"
6. Change the Description of item and Save again
7. The status changes to Pending.

Note--The Status differs based on,""Resubmit Workflow for Quantity or Price Decrease" checked or unchecked.

 

Cause

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