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E-FLUID: Unable To Access Vendor Punch-out Sites After PT Upgrade Error 'Cannot establish HTTP connection (158,2842) SCM_PV_EXTERNAL_APP.DirectConnectPunchOut.OnExecute' (Doc ID 2957118.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2023

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.60 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 8.60 version, PIA Core Technology - Unable to access Vendor Punch-out sites after PT Upgrade from 8.06.05 to 8.06.06:

After upgrading People tools from 8.06.05 to 8.06.06 users are no longer able to access a vendor's Punch-out (Direct Connect) site. As soon as the website is selected the following error occurs:

Cannot establish HTTP connection (158,2842)

An error occurred while connecting to supplier's website. Error Details: Cannot establish HTTP connection (158,2842) SCM_PV_EXTERNAL_APP.DirectConnectPunchOut.OnExecute Name:GoToApp PCPC:10219 Statement:111
Called from:SCM_PV_EXTERNAL_APP.RequisitionContext.OnExecute Name:Connect Statement:43
Called from:PV_TREE_WRK.TREECTLEVENT.FieldFormula Name:DirectConnectTransfer Statement:177
Called from:PV_RQSTLINK_WRK.TREECTLEVENT.FieldFormula Name:EvaluateLink Statement:43
Called from:PV_RQSTLINK_WRK.TREECTLEVENT.FieldFormula Name:LinkHandler Statement:204
Called from:PV_RQSTLINK_WRK.PV_CATLINK15.FieldChange Stat (18036,3455) SCM_PV_EXTERNAL_APP.DirectConnectPunchOut.OnExecute Name:GoToApp PCPC:10528 Statement:115........

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Upgrade to 8.60.06.
2. Attempt punchout to Grainger.
3. Error occurs.


 Upgrade to PeopleTools 8.60.06


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