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2616013 - Purchase Order Approval


Purchase order approval is not triggered for the condition Created By.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Purchase Requests and Orders work center.
  2. Select Purchase Orders view.
  3. Search for the purchase order X (X refers to purchase order ID).
  4. Select Edit button.
  5. Navigate to Approvals tab.

The approver for the rule Created By is not triggered.


For the condition Created By, you have maintain the Username or some pattern of the user name that the system evaluates. The system does not evaluate the condition based on User ID or the Technical ID.


Kindly change the approval condition and maintain the user name.

This is the standard system behavior.


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