EEX9.2: Expense Report Getting Approved From Email Even When Budget Status Is Not Valid (Doc ID 2243839.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Expense Report getting approved from email even when Budget Status is not valid

Steps
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
Configuration:
- enable KK for Expenses and GL. Required that both EX and GL are selected.
- Expenses Options page - Budget Checking Required Before EX Approval is checked
- Configure BU for KK
- An Overview on the Budget - For Account 500000, Department 42000 and Budget Period 2016 the Budget is 200 USD
- Employee Profile for Kenneth Schumacher - HR Supervisor is Scott, William
- Set Email address for HR Supervisor
- Transaction Definition for ER – HR Supervisor is checked

Replication steps
1. Create Expense Report for Kenneth Schumacher
2. Submit Expense Report
3. Check email for HR Supervisor, approval email is received
4. Run Budget Checking for ER ID= 0000000198 - Budget Status is “Error in Budget Check”
5. Approve ER from email
6. Check the email for Repository (EOAWuser7) – email is received
7. Run the EOAWEMC process
8. Email from Repository is deleted

Actual Result
Expense Report can be approved from email even when Budget Status is “Error in Budget Check”.

Expected Result
System should not allow an Approver to approve an Expense Report when Budget status is not Valid.

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Cause

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