EAR9.2 Chartfield Validation Creates Inconsistent Accounting Entries (Doc ID 2183572.1)

Last updated on MARCH 09, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

When creating Accounting Entries under Accounts Receivable page, user can select inactive account and then save it without any error.

STEPS
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  1. The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
  2. Go to Main Menu  Set Up / Financials/Supply Chain / Common Definitions / Design ChartFields / Define Values / ChartField Values – Account;
  3. Insert a new effective dated row (1st of January 2016) and set the row to Inactive status;
  4. Go to Main Menu / Set Up Financials/Supply Chain / Common Definitions / Design ChartFields / Define Values / SpeedTypes;
  5. Go to Main Menu / Accounts Receivable / Payments / Direct Journal Payments / Create Accounting Entries;
  6. Receive an error as the account is now Inactive (as expected) and then exit transaction without saving (given the error message received);
  7. Enter again the same transaction;
  8. Clear out the ACCOUNT field value and select the Search button;
  9. Select the Inactive account again;
  10. Press Save button and this time the transaction is saved successfully, which is not as expected (same error message should have been received as the one from step 5).

Cause

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