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"Data being added conflicts with existing data. (18,2)" Error While Saving Purchase Order (PO) After Copying a Line from a Requisition (Doc ID 2739679.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2021

Applies to:

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


Data being added conflicts with existing data. (18,2) error while saving PO after copying a line from a requisition.

Setup required:
1) Navigate to Setup financials/Supply chain > Install > Installation options page, enable commitment control for Purchasing
2) Navigate to Setup financials/Supply chain > Business Unit Related > Purchasing > Purchasing Definition, select check boxes: "Default Contract on req" and "Default contract on PO"
3) Navigate to Setup financials/Supply chain > Business Unit Related > Purchasing > Purchasing Options - Click on Change Reason Codes link, Select Reason code required as "None" for Reason type Procurement Change

Steps to reproduce the issue:
1) Navigate to (Procurement contracts > Add/Update Contracts) and Create a Purchase Order Contract with Contract header comments
2) Save contract
3) Now Navigate to (eProcurement > Requisitions - click on Special Requests) and create 2 ePro Requisitions (Req 1 an Req 2) with Special Request item and comments on Additional information.
4) Save and budget check both Requisitions
5) Source first Req (Req 1)to PO using Expedite Requisition (Navigation: eProcurement > Buyer Center > Expedite Requisitions)
6) Req line comment gets copied on PO line, Modify this comment in PO. (Navigation: Purchasing > Purchase Orders > Add/update POs)
7) Click on header comments on the PO header (which gets copied from contract)
8) Edit Header comments and modify them.
9) Save PO and then Budget check PO
10) Dispatch PO by clicking on Dispatch button on this PO
11) Now go to Copy from link on above PO to copy second Requisition(Req 2)
12) Click on Copy to PO button, get change order message
13) Click ok
14) Go to line 2 comments (which gets added from Req 2) and modify line 2 comment
15) Click ok and try to save PO, get below error

Please review attached document for replication screenshots.





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