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1 Replies and 552 Views Infor Apps Upgrade Plan  552  1 Started by  Shannon S We are on v10 (hosted) and went live about a year ago. I was looking to see if anyone had advice on an annual upgrade plan for the Infor software Example, how often do you upgrade MSCM, S3, Smart Office, etc Do you have an estimate of time it typically takes to do each upgrade (testing and implementation).  Thanks in advance! Shannon
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by  TJ MannJump to last post
10/05/2017 7:28 AM
0 Replies and 170 Views How and where to create favicon for my company within Lawson 10 application  170  0 Started by  Billy-Wong Would someone please show me how where to create favicon for my company within Lawson 10 application
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08/10/2017 12:05 PM
0 Replies and 284 Views How to hide status bar at the bottom of the Ming.le screen  284  0 Started by  Billy-Wong
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03/07/2017 7:12 AM
0 Replies and 212 Views Lawson 10 and Distribution Groups  212  0 Started by  bernfc10 We are in the process of upgrading from Lawson 9 to Lawson 10.  It looks like we will need to reset up all distribution groups including the ALL distribution group. Is it true that there is no easy way to export these and that we will need to recreate them 
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01/30/2017 9:32 AM
1 Replies and 1948 Views Permissions Error during lawappinstall  1948  1 Started by  AjaxSlax Doing a lawappinstall for a new product line on 10.0.8.0 During installation, it fails on appmetaload because it can't create the appmetaload.log file. Error reads '** can't write to log 'directory/appmetaload.log' **  Productline directory has our admin account with full control, but the subdirectory 'Admin' has different permissions and there is a random Null SID account on the directory. When we try to edit the permissions we get 'The permissions on Admin are incorrectly ordered, whi...
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by  Brian AllenJump to last post
05/03/2016 10:27 AM
5 Replies and 2069 Views Unix to Windows  2069  5 Started by  Greg Moeller As a part of our Infor10 upgrade, the company has elected to convert platforms to Windows. Fine.  Problem comes in, in that my co-worker and I have written a lot of shell scripts to do our work for us. They aren't converting cleanly...  For Example:  the cnvimp utility.  Seems to operate differently in Windows than in Unix. We are using it for IC500, RQ500, etc. jobs.. but it seems to truncate the trailing spaces off of the input file. Anyone found a way around this &...
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by  pbelskyJump to last post
04/28/2016 5:06 PM
2 Replies and 621 Views Why should i upgrade from Lawson 9x to 10x  621  2 Started by  lawsonguestuser Hi, I know infor is strongly suggesting everyone to upgrade to v10, cloud, etc. Could someone clearly give a list of PROS and CONS of upgrading from v9.0.0 to v10.  Pl touch upon points like LAUA is scrapped (is it good or bad), how is cloud experience, how is cloud support experience, how to manage our other interfaces (for example if we have to send Positive Pay file or Benefits file to our vendor, how it works)
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by  Kwane McNealJump to last post
03/07/2016 1:33 PM
2 Replies and 2081 Views Lawson Apps 9 Vs 10  2081  2 Started by  Srini Rao   Hello - Where can I find the document talks about the differences between the Lawson 9 vs Lawson 10 applications.       Thanks   Srini        
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by  BarbLRJump to last post
02/29/2016 10:13 AM
2 Replies and 1281 Views Permissions Error during lawappinstall  1281  2 Started by  AjaxSlax Doing a lawappinstall for a new product line on 10.0.8.0 During installation, it fails on appmetaload because it can't create the appmetaload.log file. Error reads '** can't write to log 'directory/appmetaload.log' **  Productline directory has our admin account with full control, but the subdirectory 'Admin' has different permissions and there is a random Null SID account on the directory. When we try to edit the permissions we get 'The permissions on Admin are incorrectly ordered, whi...
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by  AjaxSlaxJump to last post
02/24/2016 9:40 AM
5 Replies and 2020 Views Trying to do the Infor10 Upgrade  2020  5 Started by  Greg Moeller Old 9.0.1 system Solaris Unix and Oracle database New 10.0.8 system Windows and SQL Server database We've run into a huge snag.  The old way, we used to store our employee number in an unused field in our corporate AD structure. After conversion, we are running into the fact that our employee numbers are not in the samacctname field, and we can't just switch to use the samacctname field because of some of the users being > the max number of characters allowed by the Lawson OS identifier....
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
12/14/2015 11:48 AM
3 Replies and 2231 Views Error viewing PDF from v9 after upgrade to v10  2231  3 Started by  David Britton We are unable to view print files as PDF that were run under Lawson 9 in our Lawson 10 system using the print manager . When attempting to view a Lawson 9 print file as PDF users see a message 'File does not begin with 'PDF-'.Local\....' Looking in the print directory on Unix we see a file named DtlErr.log which contains something like: 'DtlError: .dtl File Error 5: RptMap Stamp Mismatch: RptMap.Stamp=1426607411 XFDtlStamp=1334967926 - No Matching RptMap Version available'   ...
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by  David BrittonJump to last post
08/11/2015 10:56 AM
1 Replies and 1496 Views MSCM Handheld devices  1496  1 Started by  Sandra Boyd Does anyone have suggestions or recommendations for handheld devices to replace our current Motorola MC70s as they give out
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
06/24/2015 1:58 PM
4 Replies and 2807 Views Lawson 9 -> 10 Scripts  2807  4 Started by  Greg Moeller OK, we've been given a lot of different stories on our quest for understanding. We will be upgrading from Infor/Lawson 9 to 10, starting in July.  In conjunction with this we will be changing from Unix to Windows. We have a ton of Korn shell scripts that do various tasks... mostly running Lawson jobs, and ftping files.   We've been told 1) That we must convert all of our Korn shell to IPA, Perl, or powershell 2)  We will be able to convert some of our scripts 3)  We will ...
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by  JimYJump to last post
06/09/2015 10:16 AM
1 Replies and 2227 Views Lawson 9 Company Restricted Access  2227  1 Started by  Corey We are using version 9.0.1 Lawson on Windows environment. There are 4 payroll companies and 33 GL companies. We currently do not limit access by company, payroll or GL. My question is, can I create security classes with all of the system codes with category security and logic to restrict to a specific company, payroll or GL Would attaching this new security class to an existing role which has security class token security for HR11 restrict the user to only see the employees of the company restr...
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by  CoreyRJump to last post
12/08/2014 8:54 AM
2 Replies and 2112 Views Impact to end users Lawson 9 to 10  2112  2 Started by  Jackie H We have been on Lawson 9 for two years and have begun planning for v10. We are already using ISO 10.0.5. How great of an impact was the change to 10 for your end users
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by  Kat VJump to last post
09/24/2014 11:37 AM
2 Replies and 3856 Views Iseries - Mimix  3856  2 Started by  rhs We have just installed Lawson 9.0.1 on our iseries boxes. We are in the process of setting up Mimix. Has anyone done this successfully yet
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by  WalterJump to last post
09/23/2014 11:48 AM
2 Replies and 2379 Views Has anyone upgraded to LSF10 on AIX yet?  2379  2 Started by  GaryM635 I'm looking to see if anyone has upgraded to LSF 10 on an AIX (*nix) platform and what their experiences have been. What vendor was chosen for the upgrade Any lessons learned you'd like to share Thank you.
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by  JeremyJump to last post
09/02/2014 6:27 AM
2 Replies and 2102 Views Infor 10 and Sharepoint  2102  2 Started by  TBonney We are in the process of upgrading our Lawson 9.0.1.8 (9.0.1.6 Apps) system (on virtual Windows O/S & with SQL db) to Infor 10.0.5. We have found that there is a LOT to learn about the Share Point Administration. Obviously, as a Microsoft product, we know that Share Point training is readily available. However, is anyone aware of where we might be able to receive Share Point training that is specific to it's deployment with Infor ERP products Thank you in advance.
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by  TBonneyJump to last post
08/25/2014 12:38 PM
3 Replies and 2333 Views Upgrade 9.0.1 to 10 with Platform and DB change???  2333  3 Started by  Robin T We are definite on moving off our HP-UX platform to a VM Windows platform for our upgrade to Lawson 10 apps.  At a recent MUG meeting, I heard that SQLServer is quickly becoming the database of choice.  I remember hearing a statistic on what percentage of Lawson installs are on a SQLServer database, but can't remember the number.  Does anyone know what that is  My boss is asking.  He is also asking if the time is right to move from our expensive Oracle to SQLServer.&nbs...
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by  David BrittonJump to last post
08/15/2014 11:48 AM
7 Replies and 3005 Views Next Button erroring after patches applied  3005  7 Started by  Donna We applied patches and screens we created using LID now give the following error when the Next button is clicked: com.lawson.tesla.agent.TransactionException: TRANSACTION_ERROR  at com.lawson.tesla.exec.Tesla.invoke(Tesla.java:374)  at com.lawson.tesla.agent.ErpTransactionAgent.processRequest(ErpTransactionAgent.java:182)  at com.lawson.ios.agent.container.AgentWrapper.processRequest(AgentWrapper.java:138)  at com.lawson.tesla.broker.TransactionBroker.processRequest(Tran...
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by  Brad SchauerJump to last post
04/14/2014 2:16 PM
2 Replies and 2281 Views Lawson 10x.  2281  2 Started by  bernfc10 We are planning to upgrade to 9.0.1.9  and then to Lawson 10x. Does anybody know if LID will be available to the users Our users use menu, buttons that call script so I need to know if it would be an issue. are there any alternatives
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by  Kwane McNealJump to last post
03/24/2014 3:23 PM
1 Replies and 2099 Views Lawson10 Web Server Requirements  2099  1 Started by  rji14 We will upgrade to lawson 10 soon.  I am collecting Web server requirements for Sun Solaris, and can not get helpful information from lawson website.  Any helpful suggestions or documentation on this Thanks alot. RJI
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by  Roger FrenchJump to last post
03/11/2014 11:53 AM
1 Replies and 2730 Views Planning move to ESP 9  2730  1 Started by  Richard J Sculpher We are currently on AIX 6.1 with env 901 ESP7 app 901 MSP3 and are looking to upgrade the env to ESP9. We don't anticipate doing anything with the apps. I am looking at the planning of this... I am aware that I shall need to upgrade WAS and AIX to the most recent fixpacks. We are toying with going from TDS 6.2 to 6.3 On the Lawson side... Will this be a simple(ish) exercise of installing the new Lawson base at 9.0.1.9 then applying LSF fixes to pick up a specific fix we want. Do ...
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by  KellyFJump to last post
11/28/2013 11:05 AM
3 Replies and 2210 Views Restoring Lawson to a new Server after an Upgrade  2210  3 Started by  Deleted User Hi;   We are currently on an Iseries Box running V5R4, Lawson version 9.0.0.9.  We have  have a new box running V7R1.  We want to upgrade Lawson to 9.0.12.  Is it possible to upgrade Lawson in the V5R4 box to 9.0.12 then Restore it to the new box  Thanks ! Jean
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by  KellyFJump to last post
11/28/2013 10:55 AM
2 Replies and 2830 Views Upgrade OS V5R4 to V7R1 and LSF 9.0.1.7 to 9.0.1.12  2830  2 Started by  KellyF We will be doing our iSeries upgrade to the latest version of V7R1.  From our understanding, the S3 product must be also upgrade for it to function under this operationing system.  Therefore we plan to upgrade the LSF to 9.0.1.12 which will get us ready to go to LSF 10.1.2 later. Will there be any major poblems that we have to know about this upgrade due  to the jump we planning to do  There was mention of Websphere and LDAP problems.  Will there be more problems tha...
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by  KellyFJump to last post
11/01/2013 12:18 PM
1 Replies and 2016 Views Field length changes  2016  1 Started by  Greg Moeller I know that the item description changes to like 150 character field with version 10.  Anyone aware of any bin name or bin description field length changes to go along with that Does the item number field change in length as well
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by  Kat VJump to last post
10/16/2013 2:06 PM
5 Replies and 2143 Views Server Requirements?  2143  5 Started by  Greg Moeller We are looking at planning the upgrade to Infor 10. Currently: 2 Solaris Unix servers to host LSF (1 for LSF and 1 for Database) Windows servers for LBI and MSCM Moving forward we will implement IPA and possibly SmartOffice If we move forward with this plan, will we need a server for Landmark for IPA, AND one for SmartOffice AND one for Workspace, or can Workspace run on the Solaris servers under IHS where we have our current version of Portal. TIA, -Greg
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by  Kwane McNealJump to last post
10/16/2013 10:56 AM
4 Replies and 2343 Views LBI Server Migration  2343  4 Started by  Chris12 We are looking to migrate our LBI from a Windows 2003 (32) to Windows 2008 (64) .... Has anyone done this  If so, any pointers on the process (if there is one)......Thanks Chris
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by  Alex TsekhanskyJump to last post
08/31/2013 2:01 PM
4 Replies and 3388 Views Upgrade from 9.0.0 to 9.0.1  3388  4 Started by  Lisa Stewart 1) What is the normal upgrade time from 9.0.0 to 9.0.1 We have Pflow,LBI,EDI, MSCM and all Suites. Lots of reports and custom programs. 2) Is 9.0.1 the latest release for S3 3) Do you know when 9.0.0 will be decommissioned
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by  Barry GhotraJump to last post
04/14/2013 4:04 PM
8 Replies and 5936 Views Lawson Application Upgrade 9.0.0 to 9.0.1  5936  8 Started by  Chris12 Does anyone have any detailed instructions on upgrading the Lawson applications from 9.0.0 to 9.0.1 that they would be willing to share ...... Thanks Chris
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by  Barry GhotraJump to last post
04/14/2013 3:58 PM
1 Replies and 2436 Views Query HINTS  2436  1 Started by  Ronald Grin Some queries that Lawson generates include HINTS that adversely affect their performance. How does Lawson generate these HINTS, and is there any way to change the generated HINT for a particular query ... Database is Oracle 11gR2
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
11/14/2012 4:41 PM
0 Replies and 1156 Views Unix upgrade from 5.3 to 7.3  1156  0 Started by  Mick Has anyone gone through the unix aix upgrade from 5.3 to 7.3. (Yes skipping 6.1) Looking for gotcha's, what all is reinstalled  Any details, the more the better. Thank you
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11/11/2012 6:57 PM
4 Replies and 3220 Views LSF9 Security and Upgrade  3220  4 Started by  Greg Moeller Anyone gone through this already We are a 'little' concerned about our existing LSF security and the impending upgrade to Infor10. Although we are a year or more away from go-live, with all of the added tables and fields (85 pages worth according to the doc), how do we ensure that we get everything correct  Do we have to again pay for the FastTrack version 10 security templates, and go from there.  If I remember correctly on our first upgrade to LSF security, it took us quit...
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by  Roger FrenchJump to last post
10/19/2012 1:33 PM
2 Replies and 3403 Views Upgrade testing plans  3403  2 Started by  dcaiani We are getting ready for an environment upgrade and I am currious what other companies do for testing for both environment and apps upgrades. Do you use the same testing plan for both
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by  OmranJump to last post
05/17/2012 5:31 PM
1 Replies and 4026 Views Blocking out Apinvoice number that is interfaced from payroll  4026  1 Started by  heather On PR05 Lawson assigns an invoice number for garnishments which is the employee number plus more digits  On the drills i need to restrict that invoice number - any suggestion I have the comments blocked on anything that come from payroll.  I need this on all ap90 screens
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
04/11/2012 3:57 PM
0 Replies and 1318 Views Upgrading LSF9 v9007 to latest LSF9 version  1318  0 Started by  Aboufariss AJ Greetings - We are running Env 9.0.0.7.199 and App v9.0.0 PSP4 on AIX, Based on my provious upgrade, there were few items I had to prepare before the upgrade could take place, such as Oracle DB version has to be certified with the current LSF9, also AIX version has to be current. Lastly, not sure whether we can do Env. upgrade first, and then we can do App upgrade at later time, or do we need to apply both Env & App upgrades of the at the same time.. I am looking for answers...
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04/10/2012 4:47 PM
2 Replies and 2444 Views Restart Upgrade?  2444  2 Started by  Shari Hello all!  We successfully upgrade our windows/sql environment from 9.0.0.9 to 9.0.1.9 recently.  I'm working this weekend to upgrade our applications to 9.0.1.7 from 9.0.0.8.  I was able to do this successfully in our test environment.  I installed the DPP programs successfully.  Trying to start the lawappinstall update - but when I first keyed in the decryption key I mis=keyed it.  How do I restart the update  If I restart the lawappinstall update again - L...
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by  ShariJump to last post
03/27/2012 9:42 AM
5 Replies and 3244 Views 9.0 upgrade and Batch User Exit  3244  5 Started by  John Polito Hello All, We are in the process of upgrading from 8.0.3 Apps to 9.0 Apps. We use a User Exit in our PR140, in 8.0.3 the module is in the PDLIB and now in the 9.0 apps it is in the PRPDLIB. The PR140 will not compile saying it can't the the PERFORM 2000-CSG-CUSTOM-DED. which is the main section in the user exit. When i do a pgmdef in production i see the user exit listed, but on the 9.0 development it isn't. To make a long question some what short, how do i get the PR140 to see my user ...
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by  bernfc10Jump to last post
03/21/2012 9:26 AM
0 Replies and 1597 Views Form transfer in LID  1597  0 Started by  Deleted User We are upgrading from 8.1 application to 9.0.1 and 9.0 environment to 9.0.1.   Currently we are experiencing in our test environments, that the transfer, say to HR11 does not work in LID.  It is fine in Portal.  DOes anyone have an idea  I do know that a productline copy was done to create the test enviornments.  I suspect that is the culprit,  but am not sure why.
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03/19/2012 9:20 PM
3 Replies and 2690 Views Lawson Apps Upgrade 9.0.0.8 to 9.0.1.7  2690  3 Started by  Shari Hello all!  Our Lawson environment and applications are currently on old Windows 2003 (standard edition) servers (we have database, app and web on all different servers).  We've run in to a lot of performance issues due to the limitations of this OS (not to mention this OS is not supported by Lawson).  We are currently in the process of migrating to Windows 2008 R2 (64 bit) servers by doing a fresh install of all components (database, app and web) of the latest and ...
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by  ShariJump to last post
03/14/2012 1:24 PM
2 Replies and 2627 Views 9.0.0 to 9.0.1, How to handle Customizations?  2627  2 Started by  Demichener    We are in the process of upgrading both our environment, from 9.0.0.8 to 9.0.1.9; and our apps from 9.0.0.6 to 9.0.1.7.  Our LSF9 is also going from 9.0.0.8 to 9.0.1.9. And we’re upgrading Process flow from Professional to Services Automation.  We are running on a Windows platform; Server 2008 R2 (64). Lawson required independent servers for this upgrade, which has provided us an opportunity to learn a bit more.  I'm in a bit of a tizzy thoug...
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by  Jimmy ChiuJump to last post
02/27/2012 3:10 PM
3 Replies and 2990 Views Updates 901 MSP 6 & 7 & ESP 8 & 9 windows  2990  3 Started by  Deleted User Considering updating our windows 901 system to add msp 6 & 7 and esp 8 & 9. We have HR/Payroll/Benefits & EMSS PFI and financials (ap/gl). We are still on laua. 1) Any issues experienced 2) Downfall of not adding these in this year 3) Looks like the PR160 ACH file is changed, any problems presented with that Thanks for any and all assisance!
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by  Jimmy ChiuJump to last post
02/23/2012 3:17 PM
0 Replies and 1770 Views Upgrade to 9.0.1 Workplan from 8.0.3 and 9.0.0  1770  0 Started by  Joni R Does anyone have a workplan that you are willing to share concerning upgrading from 8.0.3/9.0.0 to 9.0.1  We are currently running HR as 8.0.3 and Procurement as 9.0.0 and will be upgrading to 9.0.1. Thanks, Joni
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02/08/2012 11:05 AM
0 Replies and 1851 Views Insight Infor10  1851  0 Started by  Greg Moeller Just a couple quick questions- Does anyone know if Add-Ins and DesignStudio will continue to work with Infor10 I would imagine they would, but my PM wanted to be sure. Thanks in advance, -Greg
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01/13/2012 3:13 PM
12 Replies and 4887 Views Anyone upgrade to ESP 9.0.1.8 yet?  4887  12 Started by  Natalie Hi. Currently: ESP: 9.0.1.5 Apps: 9.0.1 MSP3 OS: AIX 5.3 We are going to be upgrading to 9.0.1.8 ESP and Apps 9.0.1 MSP6. Has anyone upgraded to 9.0.1.8 How was it Any issues I know we have to be on WAS 7.0. Were there any other issues We are also looking to go up to AIX6.1 from 5.3. Any major PT's/CTP's needed Thanks, Natalie
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by  RichardVJump to last post
11/30/2011 1:44 PM
2 Replies and 3414 Views Lawson 7.x Documentation  3414  2 Started by  SP Sorry for the x-post, but this is urgent. I'm looking for anyone out there who either has, or can point me to, Lawson 7.x documentation.  I'm mostly interested in the apps, but would like to look at whatever anyone has.
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by  HuizongJump to last post
10/18/2011 8:06 AM
13 Replies and 3476 Views Migrate from db2 (9.0.0) to oracle (9.0.1)  3476  13 Started by  Lorena Hi, We are currently using Lawson HR and Financial. We are at 9.0.0 using db2 database in Unix and we are planning to migrate from db2 to Oracle next year and go from 9.0.0 to 9.0.1. We have a lot of interfaces and customizations. An outside company is hosting our Lawson system and they told us that they will recompile everything and that the change will be transparent for us. Are the file names or field names changing Does someone has any experience with this Any help will b...
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
10/07/2011 10:44 AM
2 Replies and 2841 Views Applications Upgrade - moving jobs/recurring jobs, jobsummaries and print files after upgrading  2841  2 Started by  Judy Consoli Input from anyone upgrading Applications where source/target product line required. How did you move jobs, recurring jobs, job summaries, etc from Source pl to Targe pl at go-live
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by  Judy ConsoliJump to last post
10/05/2011 9:41 AM
2 Replies and 2249 Views Apps upgrade 900-901 / UG990  2249  2 Started by  Wanderson Silva I am performing an Apps upgrade from 9.0.0.4 to 9.0.1.6 on AIX with DB2. All update jobs for UG991 completed successfully but all UG990 jobs are in needs recovery. The examine log says that it could not find a database suitable driver, even having the required environment variables set. Any thoughts Thanks!
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by  Judy ConsoliJump to last post
10/03/2011 3:45 PM
3 Replies and 1956 Views Upgrade 9.0.1 msp2 to msp5  1956  3 Started by  Greg Moeller We are going soon to 901 msp 5. I've seen a post in here about only needing 4 or 5 ctps on top of that to provide a relatively stable app experience, but I can't seem to locate it. Was wondering if someone could give me the ctp numbers Thanks much in advance, -Greg
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
09/29/2011 11:18 AM
10 Replies and 3968 Views 9.0.0 to 9.0.1 Upgrade using LUU/cygwin  3968  10 Started by  msjmg111 We are about to embark on a 9.0.0.8 to 9.0.1.6 upgrade and can forgo using MKS toolkit and use LUU and CYGWIN.  Has anyone done this type of upgrade  If so, how did it go  Any issues  One of the manuals was just updated in August of 2011 and that kind of 'newness' makes a sys admin a bit nervous.
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by  msjmg111Jump to last post
09/22/2011 12:20 PM
0 Replies and 1856 Views Apps 9.0.0.7 to 9.01.6 Upgrade  1856  0 Started by  Preston Burdwell I am receiving the following errors after srgen attempts to run whil running the DPP programs: Line 5062: Form Field Name 'MATRIX-CAT-GNM' Not Found In 'DEFINE SCRFLDS' Line 5071: Form Field Name 'MATRIX-CAT-GNM' Not Found In 'DEFINE SCRFLDS' Line 5082: Form Field Name 'MATRIX-CAT-GNM' Not Found In 'DEFINE SCRFLDS' Line 8378: Form Field 'MAINT-DATE-HEADER' Not Defined Line 8378: Form Field 'MAINT-TIME-HEADER' Not Defined Line 8379: Must Fill Out All Index Fields In KEYRNG Anyone ever seen...
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08/30/2011 3:49 PM
1 Replies and 1725 Views PA02 errors after upgrade to 9.01  1725  1 Started by  Deleted User I have come across an issue this morning with PA02 in Build.  I am not able to immediately update via either change or add.  All updates return the “updates incomplete” message.  When I run PA102 they update fine. Has anyone else seen this happen
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by  Jimmy ChiuJump to last post
08/18/2011 10:30 AM
4 Replies and 5348 Views DB changes - 9.0.0 to 9.0.1 upgrade  5348  4 Started by  Lorena Hi, We are planning to upgrade from 9.0.0 to 9.0.1 next year and I am researching on DB changes between 9.0.0 and 9.0.1. I could not find anything in Lawson KB. Did someone find any documents with information about it Thanks, Lorena.
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by  Annie ChoquetteJump to last post
08/05/2011 4:44 PM
0 Replies and 1291 Views MSP upgrade from 9.0.0.7 to 9.0.1.5 on Windows Server 2003 R2  1291  0 Started by  Luke Sarro We are on a Windows Server 2003 R2 platform and just recently upgraded our test environment to ESP 9.0.1.5. I would like to know how much time would be involved in upgrading to MSP 9.0.1.5 from 9.0.0.7 We have some time constraints so I'm just trying to determine if we should do it now or later in the year when we're not so constrained. How difficult is the process as I'm fairly new to the world of Lawson and never performed an MSP upgrade
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06/10/2011 1:18 PM
1 Replies and 2391 Views Installing Data Promotion Programs  2391  1 Started by  Ron Martinez Confirm understanding of Data Promotion Program install process. Steps to upgrade Systemi 9.0.0 data to 9.0.1 1. Copy data from source 9.0.0 system 2. Save data to target 9.0.1 system 3. Run data promotion programs to upgrade 9.0.0 data to 9.0.1 version If I am missing anything in this simplistic description, please clarify. Thanks
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by  Ron MartinezJump to last post
04/19/2011 2:38 PM
4 Replies and 3239 Views Compiling java upgrade programs  3239  4 Started by  Deleted User I need to make a modification to one of the Java upgrade programs Lawson has provided for our 8.0.3 to 9.0.0.4 upgrade.&160; However, I am finding I do not know how to even compile the original delivered program. I have tried issuing the 'javac PR96X.java' command, however, am receiving errors (see below).&160; It appears to me from reading the errors&160;it can not import the package 'upgrade' on the first line which is causing the majority of these errors.&160; Can anyone provide any insi...
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by  Ron MartinezJump to last post
04/13/2011 9:38 AM
8 Replies and 2907 Views how to apply 387 post patches to msp  2907  8 Started by  Deleted User We have consultant doing our MSP5 on 901 and there appear to be 387 post patches to HR & FIN (from lawson support CTP page). I took out all of those that had an MSP in that column and 387 appear to need to be downloaded. Our consultant said that it takes 1-3 hours PER patch. How do other do this, we'd like to be up-to-date on all patches for once and not just get MSP5. I realized that if we took a few of the latest patches in these suites, we'd get close since often times the patches will...
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
04/08/2011 3:18 PM
0 Replies and 1518 Views Licensing Issue during MSP upgrade  1518  0 Started by  Deleted User We are in the middle of an MSP upgrade from 9.0.0 MSP 4 applications to 9.0.1 MSP 4 applications. During this process, we’ve run into a licensing issue. Our licensing changed at some point to where some HR related modules aren’t included in our licensing, but we still have these modules. So, when I applied the new license that Lawson gave us, I've run into subsequent issues with those HR modules that still exist within our infrastructure. Some steps that have been done so far including manu...
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03/29/2011 3:37 PM
1 Replies and 1734 Views CTP Notifications  1734  1 Started by  Pam Brattleaf Looking for advice or Procedures for applying Application patches. Since we receive notifications on a weekly basis, it would take a full time person just to read through and apply these patches. Was thinking of applying the annual MSP and then only applying CTPs when something is actually broken.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
03/14/2011 1:32 PM
9 Replies and 4236 Views Iseries Upgrading from 9.0.0.4 options  4236  9 Started by  Deleted User Hi; We are currently on 9.0.0.4 and would like to upgrade to 9.0.0.9 . Has anyone done this yet If so, what should we be looking out for We are on V5R4 on the Iseries. Also, has anyone gone from 9.0.0.x to 9.0.1 on the Iseries Thanks in advance.
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by  DanaBJump to last post
02/11/2011 2:39 PM
3 Replies and 3205 Views Print Job Parameters  3205  3 Started by  BrendaH Looking for a way to run and save&160;print job parameters report for all users rather than making screen shots for an upgrade to 9.0. Thanks.
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by  Mark F. HardyJump to last post
02/01/2011 2:58 PM
1 Replies and 4032 Views Lawson 9.0.1 MSP 5 (from 3) / ESP 7 (from 5) on Win 2008 - How Tough?  4032  1 Started by  Deleted User Not sure if we want to tackle this ourselves or hire a consultant to assist. MSP 5 (from 3) / ESP 7 (from 5) on Win 2008 In addition we'll be moving from BSI 8 to BSI 9. Anyone accomplished this Is it manageable Did anyone get consultant to do Any advise would be helpful, we have ONE window of opportunity for our business users to test each year and this year we will be tackling the MSP's for our first time.
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by  Roger FrenchJump to last post
01/05/2011 5:32 PM
2 Replies and 1720 Views Lawson Apps 9 msp5 to Apps 9 msp7 - any gotchas?  1720  2 Started by  Deleted User We are planning an environment upgrade from Lawson Apps 9 msp5 to Apps 9 msp7 - are there any gotchas I'm wanting to network with anyone who has applied this MSP to your Lawson 9 Unix system on an Oracle data base. 100 of our end users are on Portal and we are using Lawson security; example check LS = Yes. We use ESS/MSS/RSS, PF (not pfi), EDI, LBI v902, and MSCM. Send me a note if you have any insight. joanna.bledsoejhsmh.org
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by  mark.cookJump to last post
12/09/2010 7:17 AM
3 Replies and 2321 Views KNDEF for 9.0.1 Apps  2321  3 Started by  Lee We are installing the 9.0.1 applications and doing the upgrade from 8.0.3; we have 2 kndef 's that are not available via normal channels and would like to add them (even though we don't use them - it does not allow 2 screens to finish their compile):&160; pty , TRN They appear to be part of ED05 and ED90 : Line&160;&160;&160;&160; 54: Fld Error: Key Number Does Not Exist (ED05) Line&160;&160;&160;&160; 61: Fld Error: Key Number Does Not Exist (ED90) Thanks!
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
08/25/2010 1:33 AM
16 Replies and 6245 Views Upgrade from 8.1 to 9.0.0 to 9.0.1  6245  16 Started by  Deleted User Hello, Has anyone had to upgrade their version of Apps from 8.1 to 9.0.0 to 9.0.1 I&160;am&160;looking to hear back from anyone that has either done the 2 sets of upgrades (one right after the other)&160;OR&160;who has chosed to use the Lawson 'skip upgrade' option. I am looking for&160;any input on the amount of time spent, the&160;testing 'schemes' you used (did you do a round of testing inbetween the upgrades), and what sort of changes happened (database, portal set up, etc). Any i...
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by  Greg WardJump to last post
08/16/2010 9:10 AM
1 Replies and 1786 Views application upgrades slowing down?  1786  1 Started by  BrianP in Feb. 2006 we saw 9.0.0 and in May 2008 we saw 9.0.1... At CUE this year neither a new cyclical nor a new release was revealed. Is Lawson slowing down to let clients catch up or is it too early to tell
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by  mark.cookJump to last post
05/13/2010 3:28 PM
1 Replies and 1861 Views Upgrade to 9.0.1 - Impact on PR198  1861  1 Started by  Jodi Kruesel We are testing our upgrade to 9.0.1. We have encountered an issue with PR198. Our process has been to run PR198 at the end of each month, we then have a mainframe job that uses that data to pass information to our accounting area. We are in the second phase of parallel testing and have discovered that PR198 in 9.0.1 is not picking up transactions that were ran through PR197 prior to the conversion. It looks like the PRDISTRIB statuses work differently. Did anyone encouoter this type of is...
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by  Jimmy ChiuJump to last post
04/06/2010 1:13 PM
3 Replies and 1664 Views Data Areas and Application Upgrades  1664  3 Started by  DavidG If you are using data areas in the true sense of the word (One set of application programs, with several sets of data sharing those programs), how does the application upgrade process work&160; In other words, do you have to run the upgrade programs for each data area
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by  Jimmy ChiuJump to last post
02/12/2010 11:10 AM
2 Replies and 1635 Views S3 Application Upgrade  1635  2 Started by  sureshk Hello all... We are working on a upgrade tasks for a client.&160; The application upgrade is from 8 to 9. we are in processing of preparing a questionaire to understand their current system and also planning to include questions related to LBI, portal, workflow etc., Is there any standard questionaire which can be used to do the analysis or any thing of such kind&160; If so...any details on this would be of great help to us.... Many thanks in advance. &160; Suresh &160; &160; &16...
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by  Ganesh RJump to last post
02/10/2010 7:34 AM
3 Replies and 1722 Views Apps Upgrade 8.1.0 to 9.0.1  1722  3 Started by  MattD Hello Gurus, We are performing an environment upgrade from 9.0.0 to 9.0.1 and an Apps upgrade from 8.1 to 9.0.1 (doing a two step upgrade all at once) and was looking for information on experiences with this upgrade.&160; At the same time we will be preforming an AIX upgrade (from 5.3 to 6.1), Tivoli upgrade (from 6.0 to 6.2 which also includes a DB2 upgrade to 9.5), and a Websphere Upgrade (from 6.1 to 7.1).&160; We are a Unix/Oracle shop with a Tivoli LDAP for Lawson.&160; I&160;would lik...
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by  NormJump to last post
02/01/2010 4:58 PM
1 Replies and 1635 Views 9.0.1 upgrade with Win 2008 issue  1635  1 Started by  Deleted User Our consultant has not found proper lawson documentation to do our 9.0.1 enviro upgrade with Windows 2008. He experienced trouble getting the IIS to work, so he is using the webserver: IBM webtool instead. We understand that this IBM webtool is certified to be used with UNIX, but not for windows. Lawson at this point is saying o.k. to continue on this path since it is working. Any experience out there on this Could we hit issues as he loads on our 9.0.1 application or at some other point. I wo...
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by  Jimmy ChiuJump to last post
12/15/2009 11:15 AM
1 Replies and 1761 Views APPS 9 UPGRADE - RW100'S AFFECTED??  1761  1 Started by  Deleted User On lsf9.0.0.7 and apps 8.1 in windows shop, upgrading to apps 9.0.0 We are told that all jobs have to have a unique name per environment, so when we install apps 9 into our prod enviro for testing, we have to RECREATE all of our jobs with new names. This is going to require a screen by screen parameter review and creation as i'm told. ( good times ) Our GL&160;group is curious to know how this will affect their rw100 jobs and reports. There are about 22 RW100 jobs saved, but 100's of 'reports...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
11/06/2009 5:06 AM
7 Replies and 3524 Views 8.0.3 to 9.0.0.1 app upgrade  3524  7 Started by  Shasidhar Vemireddy Need a breif outline document that has the various steps in brief to upgrade from 8.0.3 to 9.0.0.1 app. we are currently on LSF 9.0.0.6. Have a lot of custom tables, forms and programs.. is there a lot of manually work to recreate these componenents or is the upgrade process intelligent enought to not touch the custom componenents and upgrade the Lawson std componenets. I am just in initial info agthering phase. Any input is appreciated.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/16/2009 8:17 AM
0 Replies and 1993 Views PF and BCI Upgrade 8.0.3.11 to 9.0.0MSP5 on LSF9  1993  0 Started by  Deleted User Hi, Anyone have any sucess stories on how you migrated your user data in the PF (logan WF tables) to version 9.0&160; We are considering using import db to load the user set up information; example WF tables such as WFUSERCAT and WFUSRPROFL.&160; When you did your Process Flow data migration, did you bring over transactional history Any input will be most appreciated! joanna.bledsoejhsmh.org
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08/21/2009 8:25 AM
2 Replies and 2768 Views 8.0.3 to 9.0.1 Upgrade DB change  2768  2 Started by  Eddie Smith We are in the initial phase of upgrading our current 8.0.3 MSP11 app to 9.0.1 app and would also like to switch our database platform from Oracle to SQL server. We have upgraded&160;to LSF9 about a year ago. Has anyone done an app plus a DB change at the same time If so what what pitfalls did you encounter. BTW we are running Lawson on Windows NT.
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by  Alex TsekhanskyJump to last post
08/11/2009 5:39 PM
0 Replies and 1547 Views Handling of maintenance on 8.0.2 / 8.0.3 apps  1547  0 Started by  Freddy Garcia We are looking at upgrading our apps/env from 8.1/ lsf 9.0.0 to 9.0.1/lsf 9.0.1 as Lawson is about to decom apps. 8.1.&160; My question - any of&160;you&160;on 8.0.3 or 8.0.2 apps (which should be decommission) and how are you handling maintenance&160; In other words, are any of you on extended maintenance for a decom Lawson product&160; We use the financial and supply chain modules.&160; Appreciate your&160;input.&160;&160;Freddy
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08/11/2009 3:53 PM
1 Replies and 2015 Views Upgrade from 9.0.0.3 to 9.0.0.5 on iSeries  2015  1 Started by  Ronald Has anyone had as much trouble installing/testing with Lawson 9.0.05 as we have&160; We are in the 9th month of trying to upgrade to 9.0.0.5 and each time there is an application broken and needing a patch or patches added that break something else. Any suggestions would be welcome. Note:&160; We are using LPS.
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by  HollyJump to last post
08/06/2009 3:56 PM
1 Replies and 1628 Views Upgrade and reloading everyones security.  1628  1 Started by  Deleted User I was looking at using LoadUsers.exe to load new data access security role to everyone as part of a Apps 9 upgrade.&160; However I believe it over-writes everything, which means I would need to dump all the data first and then do a reload with the new security. &160;Is there an easier way to do this &160;
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
07/28/2009 11:08 AM
0 Replies and 1384 Views Faster Data Load  1384  0 Started by  Deleted User We are upgrading from 8.1 to 9.0 and I was wondering if there is a faster way to load all the data&160; Has anyone played with say dropping indexes before running the upgrade then then rebuilding the indexes afterwords&160; Any other ideas on how to speed up the upgrade process Thanks
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07/17/2009 11:29 AM
1 Replies and 2102 Views Lawson Batch Jobs from 8.0.3 to 9.0  2102  1 Started by  Michelle Sundermann We are in the process of upgrading our applications from 8.0.3 to 9.0.&160; With all of the database changes we have learned that all of our current batch jobs will not be brought over.&160; We were planning on just reentering them manually but since you can't have two jobs on the same environment named the same we can't recreate them exactly.&160; Does anyone know if there is perhaps a way to export the batch jobs out of 8.0.3 and import them to 9.0 (at least the jobs where there isn't a new...
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by  BrianPJump to last post
07/16/2009 12:57 PM
1 Replies and 1657 Views 8.1 to 9.0 upgrade - SQL Server 2005 case sensitive?  1657  1 Started by  Deleted User We are in the process of migrating and I've just realized that they loaded SQL&160;Server 2005 as case sensitive. Is that a Lawson requirement&160;It really complicates stored procs, functions, etc...
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by  Jimmy ChiuJump to last post
07/02/2009 8:17 PM
0 Replies and 1296 Views 8.1 upgrade to 9.0 - SQL Server case sensitive?  1296  0 Started by  Deleted User We are in the process of the upgrade (with a consultant). I just found out that SQL&160;Server 2005 was installed with the COLLATE set so that it's case sensitive now. Is that&160;a Lawson requirement It sure is complicating matters on stored procs, functions, etc.
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07/01/2009 4:19 PM
4 Replies and 2157 Views Training for LSF upgrade and/or Apps 9 upgrade  2157  4 Started by  Deleted User What types of learning curve will be experienced with: upgrade from enviro 8.0.3.7 (windows) to LSF 9 upgrade from apps 8.1 (windows) to apps 9 (HR/PR, GL/AP, EMSS, Process Flow). We are considering using the learning library courses and the lawson provided documentation only versus paying for a trainer to come in. Is this feasible Are there a LOT of changes for the LSF9 Are there a LOT of changes to the apps9 Thanks
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by  Jimmy ChiuJump to last post
06/19/2009 1:38 PM
0 Replies and 1431 Views parallel Load  1431  0 Started by  Deleted User &160; When doing the upgrade we noticed&160;a number parallel in the sqldbload log.&160; Is there a way to tell it to increase the parallel degree on the sql when doing the load
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06/09/2009 5:52 PM
0 Replies and 1450 Views 802 changes  1450  0 Started by  tomsimpson Hi We are currently in lawson apllication 8.0.2 MSP 2. we would like to install&160;8.0.3 MSP 12.&160;&160; for installing Lawson 8.0.3 MSP 12, we guess 8.0.2 msp 8 is required. Can&160;we proceed directly applying cahnges from 8.0.3 msp12 instead of&160; doing changes&160;to 8.0.2 msp8&160;and then 8.0.3 Msp8 or a&160;) 8.0.2 MSP2&160; ->&160;8.0.2 MSP 8 and then 8.0.3 MSP12 b) 8.0.2 MSP2&160;-> 8.0.3 MSP 12 Which option is correct is option a and b would give same result ...
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06/01/2009 9:41 PM
6 Replies and 1967 Views Question about upgrade copy jobs  1967  6 Started by  Jimmy Chiu Can&160;I submit all the copy jobs (UG, IF, GL,&160;SL etc etc etc) to the queue without waiting for each system to finish first Right now, i wait for each system to finish before submitting another system's copy job.
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by  Brad SchauerJump to last post
06/01/2009 12:51 PM
6 Replies and 2789 Views 8.0.3 to 9.0.0.x data migration dbreorg -G  2789  6 Started by  BrianP We are Unix / Oracle 10g.&160; During the copy processes we are getting ORA-01400 (Null / Not Null)&160;error and the process defaults to dbcopy.&160; The job ends up in the waiting queue as needs recovery.&160; Lawson suggests doing dbreorg -g then recover the job.&160; This process seems to work, but I would like to know if anyone else has experienced this issue.&160;&160;It appears when the process defaults to dbcopy the insert to the target db is successfull and the offending field is...
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by  Brad SchauerJump to last post
06/01/2009 12:31 PM
1 Replies and 1948 Views Upgrade from 9.0.0 apps to 9.0.1  1948  1 Started by  Satyanarayan We have a client who wants to upgrade from Lawson 9.0.0 application to 9.0.1. Is there any Upgrade Information packet released &160;for this upgrade
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by  Jimmy ChiuJump to last post
05/08/2009 4:05 PM
0 Replies and 1392 Views 8.0.3 to 9.0.0 Upgrade While Active  1392  0 Started by  BrianP Does anyone have experience with Upgrade While Active (UWA)&160; I can not locate much documentation regarding this process.&160; Is it available for a 9.0.0 upgrade
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04/16/2009 8:32 AM
15 Replies and 3796 Views Upgraging Env 803 to LSF9 then the Apps  3796  15 Started by  BrianP We are wrapping up our LSF9 testing and will go live with our existing&160;8.0.3 applications soon.&160; Now we are turning our attention to the application upgrade (8.0.3 to 9.0.1) planning.&160;&160;I am interested&160;in any experiences&160;or suggestions anyone has to offer.&160;
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by  Jimmy ChiuJump to last post
04/02/2009 12:37 PM
0 Replies and 1584 Views Any Upgrade Issues Encountered  1584  0 Started by  Didi My company will be upgrading from version 7 to 9, which is a significant upgrade, and there is some concern about unanticipated and/or serious issues to be encountered during and after the upgrade. The concerns are mainly from a user standpoint. We are curious as to what other users have experienced - good or bad - after upgrading. We are interested in finding out how others have dealt with these issues.
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01/12/2009 9:45 AM
1 Replies and 3291 Views 9.0 application upgrade question  3291  1 Started by  Roger French When you upgrade to 9.0 applications, do you already have to have the 9.0 applications separately installed Or do the 8.1 to 9.0 Upgrade programs do that for you Trying to clarify... the 8.1 to 9.0 Upgrade manuals say that you need to have the 9.0 applications already installed prior to doing the upgrade, but I'm gathering that the upgrade process also upgrades the 8.1 programs to 9.0. If that's so, why would you also need the 9.0 applications already installed TIA, -R
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by  John CrudeleJump to last post
07/03/2008 11:23 AM
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