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    Brian Burns
    How to Delete a Journal Attachment
    Topic posted May 15, 2019 by Brian BurnsBlack Diamond: 60,000+ Points, tagged Accounting Hub Cloud Service, Financials, General Ledger, Security, Subledger Accounting 
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    How to Delete a Journal Attachment
    Has anyone been able to delete a journal attachment from an approved Journal?

    We had a situation in which PHI information has been attached to an approved journal. Is there anyway to delete the attachment and re-attach?

    I understand we normally don't want users changing attachments for approved items but in this case there is a legal responsibility to delete that information. Not only legal responsibility for us but as we don't own or maintain the servers, I believe it's also a partial legal responsibility on Oracle b/c they are now housing data with PHI information.

    Either way, is it possible to delete an attachment once a journal is posted and approved?



    • Neelam Thakur

      Hi Brian,


      Check to see if the Journal Source is "Frozen". If so unfreeze and retry.




    • Harold Lecomte

      Hi Brian,

      Once a journal is posted, attachements added prior to posting can no longer be removed. As you mentioned, users typically should not have the ablity to make such updates after posting. I would recommend raising an SR with Oracle to see whether they can provide a fix.