EGL9.2: When Using GL Journal Approval The Approver Is Able to Deny A Journal Without Entering Any Comments (Doc ID 2194315.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 9.2 version PUM 18, Functionality

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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When a Journal is denied from Create/Update Journal Entries Approval page ( General Ledger > Journals > Journal Entry > Create/Update Journal Entries > Approval Tab), denied comments field is not required field. We would like it to be a required field upon denying a Journal.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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The approver should not be allowed to deny the journal without writing any deny comment.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a journal entry, edit and submit for approval
2. Log in as approver and open the journal by navigating to General Ledger > Journals> Journal Entry > Create/ update journal entries> Approval tab
3. Select from the drop down list Deny action and than Submit button

Result: The journal is denied without any deny comments.

Cause

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