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EAP: No Warning is Triggered When Attempting to Add a New Distribution Line to an Approved Budget Check Valid PO Voucher (Doc ID 2996169.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2024

Applies to:

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


When attempting to add another distribution line to an approved budget check valid PO Voucher REG style, a warning message is supposed to pop out:

Distribution line cannot be inserted because encumbrance cannot be reversed. Please remove the inserted line and make changes to Purchase Order", but it doesn't. It allows adding another distribution line without making changes to the PO


   1. Enable commitment control  for Purchasing and Payables.

Navigation (Set Up Financials/Supply Chain > Install > Installation Options). Click on Products tab and make sure Purchasing and Payables are enabled under Enable Commitment Control area.

   2. Purchase Order created with 1 line.

Navigation (Purchasing > Purchase Orders > Add/Update POs).

   3. Regular (REG) Voucher created by copying from Purchase Order from step 2.

Navigation (Accounts Payable > Vouchers > Add/Update > Regular Entry).

   4. Voucher is saved, approved, and budget check valid.

   5. Reopen Voucher created in step 3 and attempt to change voucher distribution line amount by adding another distribution line using the + sign on distribution line. Do not change the voucher header amount.

   6. The PO Voucher allowed the addition of a distribution line without making changes to the PO.

Expected Result:


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