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EAP: When a Voucher is Submitted for Approval Receiving Error " First Operand Of . Is NULL, So Cannot Access Member PTPN_CATEGORY_NAME. (180,236)". (Doc ID 2960349.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 04, 2023

Applies to:

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


Route to Admin on Error is selected on the Approval process setup for the voucher approval process and a notification event( for example: "On Error" ) is configured on the Approval process Setup- Definition notification page( without configuring it on the Approval Setup page).

A new voucher transaction is created such that a notification is triggered( for example: "On Error" ) and submitted for approval. The following error occurred. 

Replication steps: 

1)  Enable Approval Workflow
     Menu > Set Up Financials/ Product Related > Business Unit > Payables > Payables BU Definition.

2) Select Route to admin on Error for the voucher Approval process.
     Menu > Enterprise Components > Approvals > Approvals > Approval Process Setup.

3) Click on the definition notification hyperlink and configure the "On Error" event.

4) Create a voucher that triggers the Workflow error.
     Menu > Accounts Payables > Vouchers > Add/Update > Regular Entry.

5) Save the voucher and Submit the voucher for approval.




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