Control Account Validation Is Not Working For Purchasing Module. (Doc ID 2300604.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 28, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Control Account Validation is not working for Purchasing module.

We have made a Account as Control Account so that User's don't pass any transactions without approval but still the Control Account validation is not working while creating PO.  We are able to select the account and also save the PO.

The following error is received when creating a voucher but not for requisitions or purchase orders.
ERROR:  Cannot enter Control Account 6790402 on Invoice Line 1, Distribution 1. (7030,920)


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Define Account XYZ as a Control Account.
2. Create an invoice and use the Account value at the Distribution. Error message is received.  'Cannot enter Control Account 6790402 on Invoice Line 1, Distribution 1. (7030,920)'
3. Create a purchase order and use the Account value at the Distribution. No error is received.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users can enter purchase orders using a Control Account value

Cause

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