Starting with V7 and addition of Web server and Syracuse, you may have found that thoroughly testing new updates like a new Web server requires you to have another set(s) of Enterprise management server and installation(Test Environment) and the old way of just having a test folder only (which is still good) may not satisfy all the testings.
Now when you have a test environment and a live environment, which means you…
In Setup, Entry transactions, Production plan is the entry transaction used for the VXAPT production reporting function.
VXAPT Production reporting function reports finished and semi-finished goods into inventory and the option to backflush materials and operations. This selection will be active if you have purchased the North American add-on license for XA01 (ADC – Automatic data collection).
Let’s look in the…
You may have used PSADX system command outside of Enterprise management to determine the classic sessions and list of users , in this blog post I like to show, how that was done prior to V11 and what changed in V11 and what is the replacement.
So prior to V11 one could use below instructions in Application server to get a listing of all logged users in classic session.
For prior to V11:
When you are reviewing automatic journals in Enterprise Management, have you ever wondered if yours are “out-of-the-box” or modified? Have you noticed that changes to the auto journal that were supposed to be included in the new patch level don’t seem to there? Let’s see how we can verify the state of our automatic journals.
What are automatic or auto journals?
Auto journals are found under Setup…
All of a sudden your users who are processing stock functions are at a halt. It may be really slow or the processes may seem to be stopped altogether. The users are frustrated, but what can you do?
How many times you have received calls from your accounting team that GL side is not updated recently, and you as the system admin come to realization that Accounting task is stopped.
There might be multiple ways to monitor accounting task, including workflow calls from inside 4GL, but below is one simple example of accomplishing this using a SQL agent job that sends an email when accounting task is off. Here are the steps…
When you print a report in Sage Enterprise Management, you may be greeted with an ERR 504. Perhaps also related to a message "The system cannot find the path specified."
The problem is that this is a very generic error and does not tell us what is really wrong. So how do we get more information.
One way to understand the issue is to run the report within Crystal reports.
You can review the previous blog How…
This blog series (this is Part III) is designed to help you become more familiar and comfortable with Dimension Types and Analytical Dimensions in Enterprise Management. There is great information in the Online help center. Your business partners and Sage Professional Service consultants are your resources for setup design and strategy.
In Parts I and II, we reviewed setting up Dimensions Types and Analytic Dimensions…
Lease contracts function is used to manage the lease contracts, whether recorded by direct entry or from an import.
Lease contracts cover both lease-type contracts and long-term rent-type contracts. Each contract may concern one or several assets that the company is renting.
This function can be used to create, modify, delete (under certain conditions) a contract and print the contract record.
It is also used to enter…
By now you most likely have seen different methods of authentications that can be used with Enterprise management like LDAP, Oauth2 and SAML2.
But what if you wanted to have Two-factor authentication for added security.
You can accomplish this as part of your Oauth2 authentication method for example with Google.
Before we get to the example, to start please review the online help article "Setting Up a Google Account…
In Enterprise Management, we have two very valuable features that are frequently overlooked: Memos and Criteria. Let’s look at how you can utilize them.
Tired of entering the same Parameters every time you run a report or an inquiry? The Memo button can be used to save the setup values entered, simply by giving the memo a name.
1. Select your report and complete the Parameters grid.
2. Click Memo
SAML2 is method of using independent external authentication and it can be utilized with Enterprise Management. For SAML2, as well as OAuth2, the application grants access only when authenticated by a dedicated external server is successful.
This is an example of using SAML2 with Okta. We cannot provide examples for use with every identity management provider and you likely need to extrapolate information from your own configuration…
In Enterprise management support, the concept of test folder and how it applies to patching comes up time and time again.
So, what is a test folder? Depends on who you ask this question from, the answer might be different. If you ask an Enterprise management customer, they would probably point to a folder that they can play with and enter test transactions.
But in Enterprise management vocabulary a real Test folder is a…
Prior to V7 you could use ver$ to get some information like the serial number in 4GL code.(similar to below)
But starting with V7 and changes in license system in Enterprise management, now license is stored in MongoDb, so how would you go about writing code to check the license for example serial number.
This is possible thanks to methods already developed for license retrieval.
Before we get to the example review the…
Sage Enterprise Management provides the convenience of being able to use web services which can provide real-time interfaces between the ERP and external applications. We can expose custom or existing Enterprise Management objects and functions as web services.
One method that can be used with web services is Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP).
As of Product Update 9, web services is part of the Syracuse platform. Did…
How many times have you looked at Sage Enterprise Management and noticed a new Menu item or function?
Today is another day and another useful function/menu, so let's start with Database properties (Function TRTPROP)
You can run this function from Development, Utilities, Verifications, Database, Properties.
Before we get to some useful information that this tool provides, if you look at online help for this tool,…
This blog series (this is Part II) is designed to help you become more familiar and comfortable with Dimension Types and Analytical Dimensions in Enterprise Management. There is great information in the Online help center. Your business partners and Sage Professional Service consultants are your resources for setup design and strategy.
Someone recently asked me a question in Fixed assets module and the question was, how to setup default dimensions and is it possible to edit them?
Fixed asset dimension values can be entered manually or by setting up a default dimensions. To view the dimension go to Fixed assets, Fixed assets, Assets, under allocations tab, analytical grid. The entry of analytical dimensions…
This blog series (this is Part I) is designed to help you become more familiar and comfortable with Dimension Types and Analytical Dimensions in Enterprise Management. There is great information in the Online help center. Your business partners and Sage Professional Service consultants are your resources for setup design and strategy.
As the first step of getting to know your Dimension Types and Analytical…
Have you ever had a need to find out who changed the web server user? Maybe you wanted to find out who gave admin rights to a user?
While this feature is not available in current version V11, it's available in Enterprise management Cloud and also next version of V12(so maybe this entice you keep a look out for V12).
There is a new menu under Administration called MongoDB traceability and here is how you can use it…
One way of creating an asset in Fixed assets, Fixed assets, Assets is by capitalization of expenses.
In this scenario user had generated an asset by capitalizing an invoice and then when he went back to add additional expenses to it, he couldn't see those invoices/ credit memos under capitalized expenses grid.
What is causing the user to not see the invoices in the list?
First we need to look at the setup of the linking…
This is an example of SAML2 use with Microsoft Azure. We cannot provide examples for use with every identity provider and you likely need to extrapolate information from your own configuration…
You might have a business need to verify the current session's user credentials before certain actions are taken.
This requirement exists for certain industries (such as CFR 21-11 in pharmaceutical industry) to force in some cases an authentication (in order to secure some modifications).
Starting with V11 there is an API developed which can give you this option, below is an example of using ASYRFNC.ACHECKCONNECT
Have you wondered why there are no journal entries processed for the accounting allocation modification function in Fixed Assets module?