EGL 9.2: Journal Unpost Is Locking Allocation Journal. (Doc ID 1927877.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN General Ledger - Version 9.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 9.2 version, Journal Post

User runs an allocation with edit and post options unchecked. Subsequently, user runs batch edit/post from the Edit Journals and Post Journals pages. Entry is Posted and goes to Posted, Valid status. Afterwards, user runs the Unpost Journals process. All header rows generate a corresponding Unposted header row, and the Journal unpost sequence number on the original header rows is changed from 0 to 1 for all header rows. However, one header row from the original journal which was previously in a Posted, Valid status is changed to Valid, Valid status and the Journal entry becomes Locked. User cannot initiate the Unlock Journal process from the Monitor Background Process > Unlock Journals page. However, upon querying the PS_JRNL_HEADER table, the Journal is Locked. When trying to retrieve the Journal on the Create/Update Journals page, the user receives an error that the journal is locked.

ERROR
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Receive error that journal is locked.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run Allocation with Edit and Post option unchecked.
2. Concurrently, run batch edit/post process .
3. Mark Journal for Unpost on Mark Journal for Unpost page.


Cause

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