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EEX 9.2: Print Expense Report Process Abends at Step EXC4500.XMLBld.BldXML if Business Purpose Maximum Effective Date Has Inactive Status (Doc ID 2827665.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2021

Applies to:

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


The Print Expense Report process (EXC4500 BI Publisher) ends up in No Success with an abend at Step EXC4500.XMLBld.BldXML. This takes place if the Business Purpose used in the Expense Report transaction has its maximum Effective Date row in Record PS_EX_PURPOSE_TBL with a Status of Inactive.


     1.- Log into the FSCM Online Application as an Expenses User
     2.- Navigate to: Employee Self-Service > Travel and Expense Center > Expense Reports > View
     3.- Search for an existing Expense Report transaction, and open it
     4.- Check on the Business Purpose value being used, and note it down
     5.- Navigate to: Set Up Financials/Supply Chain > Product Related > Expenses > Purchase > Business Purpose
     6.- Search for the Business Purpose value previously noted, and open it
     7.- Add a new Effective Date row, with a current date, and set the status to Inactive
     8.- Save the changes
     9.- Navigate to: Travel and Expenses > Expense Report > Print
     10.- Create a new Run Control ID, define Language to be used, and the Expense Report ID previously reviewed (step #3)
     11.- Click on the Run button, select EXC4500 BI Publisher and click on OK button
     12.- Check that in Process Monitor, and confirm the process has abended in No Success

To gather more information concerning this scenario and its related problem, refer to the available Replication Steps PDF Document here linked containing the complete configuration and the replication steps necessary to reproduce the issue.





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