PO_HDR.APPROVAL_DT is Changed to Current Date even though Purchase Order (PO) is Still Pending (Doc ID 2067255.1)

Last updated on JULY 19, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

You observe that the Approval date on a PO gets set even while the PO is still in pending status.


STEPS
1. Make sure to use the AWE
2. Make sure the Buyer's Default PO Status(buyer setup) as "Open"
3. Create a new PO.(Save the PO, do NOT submit yet)>
4. Select to submit for approval (workflow is triggered and pending approver can be seen under "view approvals")
5. Note the approval date is now set on the PO... it should not be yet!


Cause

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