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1 Replies and 1949 Views BL520 mass import file  1949  1 Started by  Joe Haveman Is anyone familiar with the invoice import process that uses a BL520 import file versus the BL98 import tables We are currently using the import tables with AGS calls. The problem is that we have so many invoices and too little time to run the flow. Apparently, if you put the invoices in a specially formatted file, with a specific name in a specific folder and run the BL520, a bulk load will be performed. If anyone has done this or knows of any documentation, help would be awesome! T...
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by  LKEN2002Jump to last post
07/18/2016 8:35 AM
2 Replies and 809 Views How to append to file from a Doing resource query  809  2 Started by  xxxxxttysfh Hello I am new to IPA and I am not able to append the files  I have upload the IPDd in xt foramt
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by  xxxxxttysfhJump to last post
07/16/2016 12:18 PM
0 Replies and 723 Views Issue in Web Run with selecting url type as External  723  0 Started by  ARaja Hi, I have a PF, which uses a web run node with url type as External and the method is 'POST'.  While executing the flow, i am getting the below error. Appreciate any thoughts on this.   WebRun WebRun8620: Failed with error java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: Cannot find the specified class at at
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07/06/2016 3:28 PM
0 Replies and 610 Views Intellias on Windows - IPA  610  0 Started by  Dave Lis Hi Everyone,   Is anyone out there using Intellias on a windows server and using it to kick off an IPA If so, I have a few questions I'd like to ask.   Thank you.
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06/28/2016 8:22 AM
7 Replies and 1414 Views User Process definition variables / configuration properties  1414  7 Started by  JasonP I would like to be able to have a system config property of LastRunDate that everytime my IPA runs, I update that field that persists between workunits. How do i save this date to either some kind of process definition variable or system config property or possibly, can I query landmark on process AP010QS, get the last workunit and get a datetime that it ran a specific activity, whats the best approach.
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by  JasonPJump to last post
06/23/2016 12:37 PM
9 Replies and 1264 Views IPD login error  1264  9 Started by  Steph76 I'm getting an error trying to get into IPD either logging into our test instance or working offline. The message says 'An error has occurred. See the log fie'. The log is very lengthy, but the start of it says: eclipse.buildId=unknown java.version=1.6.0_20 java.vendor=Sun Microsystems Inc. BootLoader constants: OS=win32, ARCH=x86, WS=win32, NL=en_US Command-line arguments:  -os win32 -ws win32 -arch x86 !ENTRY org.eclipse.osgi 4 0 2016-06-13 16:11:58.209 !MESSAGE Application er...
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by  Steph76Jump to last post
06/22/2016 9:28 AM
2 Replies and 1009 Views IPD errors when executing sql script in System Command node  1009  2 Started by  HDAustin13 Hello Everyone,  I am trying to run the flow with  'File Access' that have sql script and 'System Command' to execute that sql script but keep getting these 2 errors: 'Timeout exceeded waiting for command response.' 'System command error: command return error code 1' Does any one ever have seen these same errors and got them fixed If so, can you please share the solution.   Thanks, HD
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by  JimYJump to last post
06/21/2016 9:50 AM
9 Replies and 3045 Views Encryption Node  3045  9 Started by  adnan512 Hello All, I am trying to use encryption node in IPA. We are hosted client so I had AMS create a public encryption key on LMK server. Can someone help what service name i need to select for 'Service' in the encryption node for PGP.
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by  JDJump to last post
06/03/2016 6:48 PM
0 Replies and 741 Views Report Creation with IPA  741  0 Started by  tambrosi Hi All,   I am wondering what options are available that allows reports to be generated.. IE.  Is there a way to invoke the Crystal engine to create a report   I did see on the list, about using the MSGBuilder/Email HTML.   Just checking to be sure if there any other solutions available.    Thanks Terry
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06/03/2016 1:47 PM
2 Replies and 1359 Views Multi Row Transaction  1359  2 Started by  Lawson_Kid What would be the best way to find the row that you want to update on screens like PA22 and PA21. My current example is I need to update a RN certification on PA22 however this license is in a different row depending on the associate. I could do an inquire, find which CER-CODE = RN and then branch to the transaction with the correct code but that seems really a round about way to get the job done. Any ideas
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by  Lawson_KidJump to last post
06/02/2016 6:11 PM
2 Replies and 639 Views Data Iterator issue  639  2 Started by  Jessica M I am using a data iterator node to read in a file that lists Cost Centers and the related Org Unit abbreviation (something not in Infor, but our IT dept uses it).  This file is parsed by line.  For each employee in the list it runs through this file until it finds the matching cost center.  When it runs through the data iterator for the second, third, etc. employee, it starts reading the file at whatever line it left off with the previous employee.  Instead of start...
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by  Jessica MJump to last post
06/02/2016 1:33 PM
0 Replies and 510 Views Process That triggers ProcessFlow  510  0 Started by  Vijay S Dear All, We have some of the flows which are running and I am able to see the logs in $LAWDIR/bpm/wflogs. I am not able to see them in the Lawson scheduler. Is there a way to figure out how they are getting triggered. For example they can be triggered by code in the User exits. Rgds, Vijay
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06/02/2016 6:52 AM
1 Replies and 990 Views HR13.2 Lawson Transaction  990  1 Started by  Layne.Greenville.Schools HR 13.1 screen, click on coverage, then click on benefits.  This takes you to screen HR13.2  In many cases, this screen will access multiple pages of data when pressing the pagedown key.  We have a need in a Process Flow to update pages 2 and 3 and so on.  The Lawson transaction activity has updates for rows 0 - 9, which means 10 rows per page.  How do I get the Lawson transaction activity to allow me to update the other pages.&nbs...
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
05/20/2016 8:36 AM
11 Replies and 3841 Views IPA to Update Records, export to CSV, and upload to external web site  3841  11 Started by  HDAustin13 Hello Everyone! I am new to IPA and trying to build an IPA process that can run a SQL script with multiple queries and do multiple updates to export to Excel CSV file then to upload the output CSV to the external website. I try to use 'SQLQRY' node  but it looks like it is more a single query rather than multiple queries which can be end up to a more complicated process as seen below in 1st picture.  I also try the 'FIile' node with 'Write To File' in the Excute mode and 'Output fi...
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by  EthanJump to last post
05/16/2016 6:51 PM
1 Replies and 822 Views IPA - In LTM lookup agents linked to actor by actorid  822  1 Started by  timbomom In IPA, I can't find a way to look up the agent linked to an actor.  I want to look for the agent by searching on actor id (userid).    Thanks, Patricia
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by  WoozyJump to last post
05/16/2016 9:52 AM
0 Replies and 532 Views Email Attachments  532  0 Started by  Survivor We are upgrading from 9.0.1 to 10.  There is a process which will send a Word or PDF email attachment.  It was an uploaded document.  It seems like they all came over as text files for the inbasket.  I have been testing various options.  It looks like I have to delete everything which converted and upload the documents in IPD as binary and undefined and copy the files to the Landmark server in the Landmark directory system\LPS\emailattachments.  I just want to verif...
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05/09/2016 1:41 PM
5 Replies and 1002 Views LPA Messages  1002  5 Started by  Sarah We use ProcessFlow for approval of requisitions.  Based on value, ReqLoc, and other factors.  If the requisition is unreleased or rejected back to the requester, the approver adds a comment for the requester just prior to taking the unrelease/reject action as to why the action was taken. The Flow then sends an email to the requestor, with some basic information from the requisition, such as total requisition value, description, and requisition number as long with the message (comment)...
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by  SarahJump to last post
05/06/2016 2:22 PM
5 Replies and 1203 Views Can SysCommand be used to copy a file?  1203  5 Started by  tambrosi Hello, looking for some insight on the SysCommand node in IPA.   I am trying to copy a file using the node and getting an error, I thought I read on this  site, that it is possible to use SysCommand to copy files. Looked for it but did not find it.   Here is what I am trying to do,  I have a file we receive from an outside source, and we need to keep several backup copies of it, so I just want to make a copy of and attach a date time stamp to the name.   If I run the...
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by  KatieJump to last post
05/06/2016 2:20 PM
2 Replies and 591 Views Triggering a process flow in landmark  591  2 Started by  Gok87 Is there any possibility in landmark, when a field is changed and a process flow is triggered out of it.   For example :   whenever an employee changes or uploads any new document i want a process flow to trigger and notify HR.   Thanks in advance for the knowledge.
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by  Gok87Jump to last post
05/06/2016 6:35 AM
0 Replies and 720 Views Webrun node using getattachrec.exe  720  0 Started by  stcyrk As part of our req approval process, we store comments in the Comments to Print on Headers on Internal Documents.  I want to capture those records and display them in the email that goes out to the approver, and the approval screen (Inbasket). Webrun Config: Web Program = cgi-Lawson/getattachrec.exe Method = POST Post String = &_OUT=XML&_PDL=&_FN=REQHEADER&_IN=RQHSET1&K1=1000&K2=0035372&_ATYP=U&_AUDT=I&_USCH=http&_KS=zz&_OPM=T&_DATA=TRUE&a...
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05/05/2016 9:55 AM
9 Replies and 1636 Views IPA users, tasks, and user tasks  1636  9 Started by  steve finger The users who would be in charge of maintaining these tables for RQ approval flow don't want to do it and is insisting we automate the process.  Is anyone doing this   the users are the approvers, the tasks are the approval levels, the filters are the requesting locations, and the user tasks are approval actions.  I haven't found anyone who is maintaining these tables automatically.  I have several ideas on ways it can be accomplished, but are all monsters.
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by  Kwane McNealJump to last post
05/02/2016 10:10 AM
2 Replies and 1021 Views IPA inbasket in S3  1021  2 Started by  Jay2 On S3 Portal inbasket for IPA looking for configuration changes. The page size max is 40 workunits per page, in processflow we we able to increase that to over 100, is there a way to increase how many work units are displayed in the inbasket Also currently when you go into an inbasket it defaults to 20 workunits per page, if you increase that to 40 and then leave the inbasket, when you go back into the inbasket it again defaults to 20 workunits per page, is there a way to get it to defaul...
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by  Jay2Jump to last post
05/02/2016 9:09 AM
1 Replies and 634 Views IPA and Jobinteg  634  1 Started by  kflores01 I am looking for the proper syntax to run jobinteg -dv from IPA (new Process Flow). I am familiar with WebRun node, but, have not hit upon the correct syntax yet. Any help would be appreciated. Feel free to email me at
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by  JimYJump to last post
04/27/2016 6:19 AM
19 Replies and 3317 Views DBUPDATELOBS Throws an error inserting photos  3317  19 Started by  msquibb We are trying to create a process to update our employee photos that we pull from an external system and insert them into our Windows based Infor environment. We are using a process nearly identical to what was posted here (the only difference being we name the picture files with the employee name and id). When we run the command while logged on to the user as DOMAIN\lawson, we receive the following error: C:\>dbupdatelobs -I D:\PhotoUploads ltmtest Employee User : DOMAIN\lawson, LongName...
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by  ChrisJump to last post
04/22/2016 5:52 PM
1 Replies and 776 Views How Does Portal 'Remember' the last Productline?  776  1 Started by  Kyle Jorgensen So my question isn't really anything to do with ProcessFlow, but I know there are a lot of people that follow this forum that are really knowledgeable about Lawson.....So.... When you login to portal, somehow it 'remembers' what productline you were in from the last time you were logged in. I'd like to know how it 'knows'.  It's nothing on the local machine (like a cookie) because it remembers even if I access portal from a different PC. It also doesn't appear to be anything in $LAWDIR/p...
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by  Kwane McNealJump to last post
04/20/2016 4:27 PM
11 Replies and 1942 Views Scheduled Action stopped working  1942  11 Started by  Steph76 I have a scheduled action for a process flow that is scheduled to run at 4am daily. As of last week it stopped running. I do not see any Work Units for it nor have I received an emails about errors. I haven't made any changes to the schedule. I have others that are working. Does anyone have any ideas why it would stop working
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by  Alex-Rexel UKJump to last post
04/18/2016 8:12 AM
2 Replies and 860 Views Uninstall IPD?  860  2 Started by  mikeP Anyone know how to cleanly uninstall Infor Process Designer  The install manual states you must uninstall it some situations, but doesn't say how Thanks.
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by  mikePJump to last post
04/11/2016 4:50 PM
3 Replies and 1038 Views Concurrent workunit status = processing limit?  1038  3 Started by  Lyle Zaehringer Hi there, PF newbie here. I have two workunits in status = processing, loading huge (10K records) files into Infor 10 via LawsonTxn node. There are three more workunits in status = ready, presumably waiting for system resources. Since the workunits have initiated the limitation isn't on the file channel receivers. Is there some sort of system setting that we can tweak to allow greater concurrency and any insights you might have into making such changes I found the thread linked below bu...
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
03/30/2016 11:19 AM
9 Replies and 2093 Views Batch COBOL  2093  9 Started by  Survivor I know you can update the batch COBOL parameters of a job and run a job which contains a batch COBOL program in IPA.  I was asked if you could run a batch COBOL program and supply the parameters. 
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by  kflores01Jump to last post
03/30/2016 9:42 AM
3 Replies and 1030 Views User Action in Batch file  1030  3 Started by  Joan Herzfeldt Background: reading in a batch file (gl records); using Lawson Txn to write record to table. write to table Successful move to next node and then to the end of the data iterator.   On Error: we want the record to go to a user action node.  However we want the rest of the file to continue processing. 1. What is the best way to accomplish this ************ 2. In the user action can the user modify the record and then approve it to continue processing  I'm assuming we would...
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by  Bob CanhamJump to last post
03/29/2016 10:25 AM
7 Replies and 1701 Views Copy main config from data area to data area  1701  7 Started by  blmackey I deleted my main config on one of my test databases. I was deleting some redundant properties when I accidentally clicked the wrong trash can. Not all is lost, but I'd rather not key everything in again from our development server.   Any help you can provide is greatly appreciated. -Bryant
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by  Kyle JorgensenJump to last post
03/23/2016 3:54 PM
0 Replies and 772 Views Cannot change Multi-Step Job Parameters using ProcessFlow  772  0 Started by  tambrosi Hi All,  something new for us that came up,  Would anybody have an example they would like to share that would allow the parameters to be changed in a Multi-Step Job.  When we try to use the  IPA LwsnTxn node.   Seems to work fine for jobs that are not set up as multi-step.   Any help would be appreciated. Thanks Terry
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03/18/2016 12:53 PM
2 Replies and 1086 Views IPA console Log  1086  2 Started by  adnan512 Does anyone know a java script to write the IPD console log to a local file   Log buffer statements By default, Infor Process Automation holds 10000 bytes of log file data in buffer memory before writing it to the log file. Administrators can change this setting in Infor Rich Client. Process developers can also add JavaScript statements for handling the buffer to a process. Following are the available statements: Send processing information currently in the buffer...
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by  adnan512Jump to last post
03/18/2016 12:45 PM
4 Replies and 1171 Views Sending multiple emails  1171  4 Started by  Lyle Zaehringer I'm building my first IPA process and would greatly appreciate some help with one of my last hurdles. I'm reading in a file of records and iterating through those records. The records could be of type A, B, or C. At the end I want to send 1, 2, or 3 emails, depending on whether the number of records of each type (A, B, C) is greater than zero. For example, if all the records are of type A, only send email from node A. However if records of all types exist then send an email from all three email ...
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by  Lyle ZaehringerJump to last post
03/16/2016 3:45 PM
0 Replies and 670 Views Req Drill call using HREF in HTML Content  670  0 Started by  stcyrk Upgrading to IPA v10 from ProcessFlow and we're ditching the html file on server for the approval screen and building the html content right in the UA task in the flow (Display->Desktop->Display Type = HTML Content). Here's my call: HREF = “/servlet/Router/Drill/Erp_TYP=OS&_PDL=&_FN=REQHEADER&_IN=rqhset1&_OUT=XML&K1=&K2=,'wndREQHEADER'”>Drill   Here's the error message: Error 404: SRVE0190E:File Not FOund: //...
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03/16/2016 8:27 AM
6 Replies and 918 Views PA52.4 Tax Authority does not exist for county  918  6 Started by  Todd Mitchell i am getting this error in a flow within PA52.4: Tax Authority does not exist for county Using the same 'New Values' using Portal, the transaction is added.  Any ideas why Portal works but the flow kicks out this error  Here is my AGS call in IPA: _PDL=& _TKN=PA52.4& _EVT=ADD& _RTN=DATA& _LFN=ALL& _TDS=IGNORE& FC=A& PCT-COMPANY=& PCT-APPLICANT=& PCT-ACTION-CODE=& PCT-ACTION-NBR=& PCT-EFFECT-DATE=& ORIG-COMPANY=&a...
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by  pbelskyJump to last post
03/15/2016 3:23 PM
4 Replies and 1419 Views FileAccess Node to Unix  1419  4 Started by  tambrosi Hope somebody can help me with this,  with the IPA FileAccessNode and the FTP Node. Can the FileAccessNode get list of files from a Unix server, from a specific directory. Also can the FTP Node be used to get/put files to a Unix server.   This is the first time I needed to access files in a Unix env.  I did define the userid/password in the configurations in  the infoRich client.    But this is the error I am seeing.   Error occurred while running the proces...
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by  WoozyJump to last post
03/10/2016 3:26 PM
5 Replies and 1395 Views IPA service variables  1395  5 Started by  rmiller Hello, I'm creating a new service for a PA52 action. I have the service name defined properly and the work unit is created. I decided I need an extra variable not provided by default. I created the variable in the service definition in the IPA rich client. However when the work unit is created the variable is not on the work unit data. I am not setting any value to it at the time the work unit is created, I planned to set the value in the flow, using the Landmark transaction node. Am I missing a...
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by  rmillerJump to last post
03/10/2016 11:47 AM
3 Replies and 1027 Views inconsistent resulst running Lawson Transaction with Webrun  1027  3 Started by  donnas HI, I have an IPA flow that runs MA126.  I have a Lawson transaction node set up to run a MA126 job I created and then I have a Webrun to execute it.  This runs sometimes.  The actual IPA runs every night and I see it in the Rich Client . I always get a success string found on the Webrun (I can see this in the log in Rich Client) and I have an on error STOP and notify set up on both the Lawson transaction node and the Webrun node.  It never stops and it never ...
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by  Bob CanhamJump to last post
03/10/2016 10:46 AM
8 Replies and 1547 Views Best Practice when reading a file into IPA  1547  8 Started by  Joan Herzfeldt I just need some advice.  I thought I read somewhere that using a data iterator to read a file without using a file access or ftp node first will slow down the process.  I did a search but I can't find the original article.  We are fairly new to IPA, so I'm trying to create a 'Best Practice' document as I learn more.  The developer has a data iterator as the first node in the flow.  The data iterator is needed to read the file, but I suggested he add a file access node t...
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by  Joan HerzfeldtJump to last post
03/09/2016 1:23 PM
5 Replies and 1093 Views How to use IPA to run 'Move Workunits to History' function?  1093  5 Started by  kflores01 Does anyone know the proper syntax in IPA to use the 'Move Workunits to History' function in the Rich Client
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by  WoozyJump to last post
03/08/2016 3:27 PM
6 Replies and 1557 Views GETATTACHREC  1557  6 Started by  Survivor In version 9.0.1 IPA, the web run works fine.  In version 10.1.1, it fails.  In 10, I have: URL Type       = Infor Lawson (tried it with external too) Web Program = cgi-lawson/getattachrec.exe Post Sting       =  _OUT=Javascript&_PDL=PROD&_FN=APINVOICE&_IN=APISET1&K1=0100&K2=&K3=&K4=&K5=&_ATYP=C&_AUDT=A&_KS=zy&_OPM=C&_ON=Comments...&_DATA=TRUE&_ECODE=FALSE The error in IPA...
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by  SurvivorJump to last post
03/08/2016 8:38 AM
6 Replies and 1826 Views Running ssoconfig from IPA  1826  6 Started by  JimY I have a flow that uses the syscmd node to execute a bat file that contains the command: ssoconfig -S pwd D:\Data\SyncFile\Sync_File.xml.  This is supposed to perform a list based sync.  If I run the bat file from the command line on the server it works fine without any issues.  If I execute the bat file from IPA I get the following error: &91;code&93; com.lawson.lawsec.util.LawsonEventException:Required attribute SYNC_STATUS is missing from message (Error: No more tokens)...
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by  DavinMJump to last post
03/07/2016 3:00 PM
4 Replies and 1375 Views wc -l  1375  4 Started by  Srini Rao Hello - I need to find the line count for a text file process flow.   I used the syscommand node and used the following command,   wc -l filename.txt.   I tried the execution mode as run cmd.exe and automatic. We are on Windows.   It fails with following error..  Executing System Command Activity SysCommand9810... Full system command: cmd.exe /C wc -l  D:\Interface\Srini.TXT Command output (combined): 'wc' is not recognized as an internal or external c...
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
03/04/2016 5:09 PM
3 Replies and 810 Views wc -l  810  3 Started by  Srini Rao Hello - I need to find the line count for a text file process flow.   I used the syscommand node and used the following command,   wc -l filename.txt.   I tried the execution mode as run cmd.exe and automatic. We are on Windows.   It fails with following error..  Executing System Command Activity SysCommand9810... Full system command: cmd.exe /C wc -l  D:\Interface\Srini.TXT Command output (combined): 'wc' is not recognized as an internal or external c...
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by  AriJump to last post
03/03/2016 3:03 PM
4 Replies and 1038 Views Approval Flow, Holidays  1038  4 Started by  Srini Rao Hello - We are in process of implementing the requisition approvals. If approver does not perform the action in two working days it moves to next level. When I use the User Action Node, it includes the holidays like Sat and Sunday. If I create a requisition on Friday evening, it’s getting escalated to next level by Monday morning. How do I stop the timer during the weekend
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by  Terry PJump to last post
02/29/2016 3:54 PM
10 Replies and 1289 Views IPA to find files in subfolders  1289  10 Started by  Srini Rao Hello - How do I find all files under a given subfolder.   Example: d:/main/folder1/file1.csv                 d:/main/folder1/file2.csv                                d:/main/folder2/file1.csv            &nbs...
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by  Srini RaoJump to last post
02/29/2016 3:51 PM
6 Replies and 1324 Views DataIterator login process  1324  6 Started by  tambrosi Hi All,  hope somebody can help me out.   I am trying to under stand if we can use a generic login for use with the dataiterator.   We have a need to parse out a csv file that gets created from a Lawson job run.    The file is sitting in the print directory on the LSF Server and the dataiterator needs to access it.   The process is being run/tested on a work station in which the user is logged in with their own credentials, and they do not have access to the ...
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
02/12/2016 7:33 AM
2 Replies and 1450 Views Using the For Each activity node with a multidimensional array as input  1450  2 Started by  agersh I have a multidimensional array declared in my Start node named “arrOwesMoney”.   Using the following Assign node JavaScript expression to fill the array,      arrOwesMoney.push(                                       {Contact: '',       &nbs...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
02/09/2016 11:16 AM
6 Replies and 1779 Views IPA - Updating Action Tags in GHR  1779  6 Started by  Katie I have created a custom flow for the Terminate action in GHR.  I am using the standard Terminate action to trigger this custom flow (Term Pending action) and an Employee update within the flow after the Term Pending approval/update to act as the Term Final action.  It isn't adding the HRTerminate action tag (to the Term Pending or Term Final action) like the standard flow does.  We would like it to be on the Employee update, and I have tried pass...
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by  KatieJump to last post
02/04/2016 5:24 PM
3 Replies and 1221 Views combining data from 2 csv files  1221  3 Started by  adnan512 Hello all. I am trying to read two csv files and output a 3rd csv file with fields from fileA and fileB. Both files have a common key (ad username).  I am reading FileA through data iterator node storing the key field and I have a 2nd data iterator node to read the 2nd file to find the records based on the key filed. I am running into a problem when next record is read... data iterator for 2nd file does not start from the beginning instead it reads the following records from the previous ...
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by  Terry PJump to last post
01/26/2016 10:07 AM
4 Replies and 2222 Views alt rates  2222  4 Started by  TommyT I know you get at the alternate rates using a button on hr11 to go to hr14. If I need to alter rates in a flow, how do I format the ags To call hr14
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by  RickyYJump to last post
01/22/2016 2:21 PM
6 Replies and 1234 Views Binary Fields and Sql Query's in Flows  1234  6 Started by  JimY I am using the following Sql query in a flow.  The Agent field is binary and instead of getting a binary value I am getting something like this: Ap'7 .  If I run this in Sql Manager I get the correct value.  Is there something I need to do in process automation to get the correct value.  Our Landmark version is  Thank you, SELECT &91;AGENT&93;              ,&91;BORBUSINESSCLASSNAME&93; &nb...
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by  JimYJump to last post
01/22/2016 7:21 AM
6 Replies and 2603 Views How is the File Activity connection configured?  2603  6 Started by  mikeP New to IPA and trying to configure a File Activity connection.  We are trying to access files that were fairly simple to access in Process Flow using the LAWDIR variable. Now, with IPA running on a Landmark server and pointing to our Lawson server, LAWDIR is not defined, and it appears I need to define it in a File Activity connection.  If someone can post the format of these entries, it would be a great help.  E.g., I don't know if I should use the full domain name of the ...
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by  Lance JurgensenJump to last post
01/21/2016 11:51 AM
2 Replies and 1235 Views Lawson ProcessFlow instructor  1235  2 Started by  RickyY I'm trying to get into a ProcessFlow training course at Lawson. Is there any recommend instructor. Any advice is much appreciated. Ricky
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by  pbelskyJump to last post
01/14/2016 3:17 PM
5 Replies and 1426 Views Lawson Resource Query node - serviceName attribute  1426  5 Started by  timbomom Hello, I have a Lawson resource query node the queries the employee on the service TEST_EMPLOYEE with this code and it works. &93;&93;> I want to change it so that the serviceName is a variable so the flow can move easily between the test and prod systems.  In the production system, the service is called PROD_EMPLOYEE.  I created a variable called EmpService to hold either TEST_EMPLOYEE or PROD_EMPLOYEE.  When I tried to do a variable substation in the node such as:...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/31/2015 2:43 PM
2 Replies and 1304 Views Scheduling a ProcessFlow  1304  2 Started by  Vijay S Its been a while since I worked on Processflows. I have designed a flow using Process flow integrator which runs a custom program and FTP's the file to a different server. The flow is working fine from the designer and I am able to see the workunit and even I am getting emails (which are defined in the flow). I uploaded the flow to the server and scheduled the same using PF scheduler at a frequency of  once a day. At the same time defined it in 'Flow Definition' in PF administration Tool on...
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
12/23/2015 8:49 AM
4 Replies and 1128 Views Link employee to an agent  1128  4 Started by  JimY Hello,      Does anybody have an example of querying the Agent Business Class based on the KeyText value  I can't seem to get anywhere.  Also,  I am trying to figure out how to link an employee to an agent and am not getting anywhere.  We are on Landmark  Thank you.
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by  JimYJump to last post
12/15/2015 10:48 AM
10 Replies and 1786 Views ProcessFlow Server SQL configuration  1786  10 Started by  jamesraceson I’ve been successfully working with ProcessFlow for many years; arguably one of the best interface/processing tools I have ever used.  Recently we have been trying to use the SQL Query node to grab data from other database systems (other than our Infor Lawson one).  Once you get the correct “lock and key” set up between drivers, permissions, and server access it works great.  Currently we have been using the SQL node with JDBC thin client for only Oracle database...
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by  jamesracesonJump to last post
12/10/2015 7:37 AM
9 Replies and 1501 Views Combining records from a file  1501  9 Started by  Bob Canham I'm modifying a flow we use to import 401k benefit changes from our vendor.  We are changing to allow for after-tax Roth contributions on our 401k plan.  The vendor is going to send us 2 lines per person on a file, one for pre-tax 401k and one for after-tax roth.  These then get combined into a single benefit plan on BN32.  I've been writing the flow to accumulate variables while the employee number stays the same, however, I'm having a hard time figuring out how to handle th...
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
12/01/2015 3:52 PM
8 Replies and 1643 Views IPA Equivalent of PFI List Message  1643  8 Started by  Survivor We converted our PFIs to IPA.  We are looking for where the List Message information went.  From the screens, I do not see it.  When I look at the LPD files, it looks like it is there.  I am not sure it is converted.  If it was not converted, my best guess is that it should be on the Display > Desktop tab.
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by  SurvivorJump to last post
12/01/2015 9:01 AM
6 Replies and 3527 Views IPA File Transfer Nodes  3527  6 Started by  Bob Canham We are working on moving from ProcessFlow to Process Automation and one of the new nodes I'm trying to find out more about is the File Transfer node.  We have several flows that use a file that is generated remotely.  Right now we have a script that runs on AIX to transfer the file. My main issue is that is seems like there aren't any options to delete the source file after transfer.  Has someone else done this or is that a limitation of the node
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by  mikePJump to last post
11/30/2015 4:50 PM
3 Replies and 1368 Views Designer caching input file?  1368  3 Started by  Bob Canham I'm working on a flow that imports data from a text file.  While developing, I have been working locally in the designer (IPD 10.0.4 cu19).  The strange thing I'm seeing is that it seems the designer is working off a cached copy of the file.  If I put a File Access node to read the input file at the beginning of the flow, it doesn't match the contents of the file if I open it from my local filesystem.  I just got a new laptop, but I don't remember this happening in the past w...
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
11/25/2015 6:27 AM
9 Replies and 1969 Views PFI to IPA - WFMSGDTL query string was not convertible  1969  9 Started by  DavidV This is the WFMSGDTL to PFIMESSAGE issue when migrating flows from PFI to IPA.  I understand that WFMSGDTL is now PFIMESSAGE and/or S$PFIME, but I'm having trouble getting rid of the 'Some or all of the transaction / query string was not convertible'  I've rebuilt the transaction string as described below but still have the query string error and can't get rid of it.  Is there something wrong with the landmark query is generated  Or do I need to change it to a SQL ...
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by  DavidVJump to last post
11/17/2015 3:14 PM
0 Replies and 890 Views IPA Inbasket  890  0 Started by  rmiller Is there a way to set the default number of work units to display in the IPA inbasket You can select from a drop down but it always resets.
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11/17/2015 1:23 PM
7 Replies and 2339 Views Workflow Tables  2339  7 Started by  Survivor We have several Process Flows with DME calls to workflow tables.  When they are converted to IPA, the majority of these nodes not converted at all or partially converted if there were references to other tables.  All the calls accessing WFWORKUNIT converted to PfiWorkunit; however any references to WFVARIABLE fields did not convert.  All the calls accessing WFMSGDTL did not convert at all.  Is there a KB or documentation to help with trying to find the equivalent tables and r...
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
11/16/2015 7:24 AM
3 Replies and 1304 Views IPA File Receiver Status Question  1304  3 Started by  Kyle Jorgensen Can anyone confirm my educated guess for the translated values for the 'Status' column in the 'PFIRECEIVER' table in Landmark 1=Activating 2=Active 3=Activate Failed 4=Deactivating 5=Inactive 6=Deactivate Failed 7=Active with Issue 8=Failed   Assuming those translations are correct, we'd like to create a flow that monitors that table to look for any receiver with a status of 3, 6, 7 or 8.
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by  WoozyJump to last post
11/13/2015 3:45 PM
1 Replies and 818 Views Sort File  818  1 Started by  Survivor We have a file which has multiple tables as its source.  It is not a matter of adding the index.  I realize we could insert the data in a non-Lawson table and then sort the output or create 2 files in the order we want and then merge them.  Is there another option without being reliant upon the OS
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
11/04/2015 7:53 AM
8 Replies and 1268 Views Process Flow to report on actions the day they are entered  1268  8 Started by  Joe Hartney A limitation to the PERSACTION table in Lawson that I continue to struggle with is that it does not contain a date stamp for the day the action was entered.   I would like to be able to use the date stamp to report on all TERM actions that are entered each day.  Our personnel actions can be entered via PA52 or Manager Self-Service and can sit on PA52 for days or even weeks depending on the effective date.  TERM actions can also be entered after the fact, i.e., days after the ...
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by  Joe HartneyJump to last post
10/29/2015 3:01 PM
0 Replies and 686 Views Missing Inbasket Work Item  686  0 Started by  DB3 When an approver has multiple tasks (i.e. Contracts & Fund Owner) and has a transaction to approve in the fund owner, no work will display for the inbasket because Contracts is blank. If Fund Owner were the only task, work would be displayed.  Has anyone ever experienced this issue
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10/29/2015 2:39 PM
2 Replies and 967 Views Shipment Backordered or Voided  967  2 Started by  JonA There's a PF service called 'Shpmt BkordVoid' that is supposed to notify someone that a shipment line has been backordered or voided in WH30.2, WH31.2 or WH32.2. Does this work for RQ system orders  I don't recognize many of the variables listed in the ProcessFlow Reference Guide so I'm guessing the service is geared for retail or manufacturing. COR_BILL_NAME COR_CUSTOMER COR_OPR_CODE COR_ORDER_DATE COR_ORDER_NBR COR_ORDER_TYPE COR_SHIP_TO COR_SHIP_TO_NAME OEC_NAME OTP_DESCRIPTIO...
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by  Kat VJump to last post
10/28/2015 10:29 AM
13 Replies and 1291 Views Is this possible?  1291  13 Started by  Ronnie We currently have a server that has a scheduled task on it to run an executable. That executable takes files from one directory and moves them to another.   Is there a way that a process flow can be written that can take files and move them from one directory to another I know there is a file access node that can be used to check a location to see if a file exists, but what about moving files
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/26/2015 2:58 PM
4 Replies and 1084 Views PF DESIGNER - Error adding new variables in flow  1084  4 Started by  Scooter Using PF Designer 9.0.1, cannot add new variable on START node.  Get error messages.  I'll attach error message screenprints.   
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by  ScooterJump to last post
10/23/2015 10:03 AM
0 Replies and 757 Views Landmark for IPA on UNIX or Windows?  757  0 Started by  Deleted User For UNIX customers whose only Landmark application is IPA - are you installing Landmark/IPA on UNIX or Windows  I realize the recommendation is Windows, but we keep hearing that UNIX customers who don't have any other Landmark applications can install it on UNIX.  Keeping IPA on UNIX reduces the conversion effort due to the command nodes, UNIX scripts, FTP's, and file source/targets. I'd like to know what other similar customers are doing.  &...
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10/22/2015 10:22 AM
3 Replies and 2078 Views Comparing dates in IPA - PfiWorkUnit StartDate  2078  3 Started by  Preston Burdwell I have a simple flow where I am trying to find all Failed workunits from a previous day using StartDate within Landmark Node, PfiWorkunit object. I don't seem to be able to get the correct formatting to lookup a calculated variable on the Start Node, &91;ie: today1 = getDateAGS(AddDay(today(),-1))&93; and compare to PfiWorkunit Object in the Landmark Node &91;ie: StartDate > & &93;. Any suggestions Thanks!!
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by  Preston BurdwellJump to last post
10/19/2015 11:25 AM
1 Replies and 1782 Views LSF IPA Connectivity Issues  1782  1 Started by  DavidV Grid, Landmark, and IPA are installed and running.  Flows can be created in IPA using IPD and they execute as expected.  Trying to connect to LSF and I'm getting: &91;2015-10-14 12:50:58&93; &91;LPSJNIUtil&93; Exception encountered while calling Java, stack trace follows: com.lawson.bpm.eprocessserver.interfaces.LPSConnectionException: Null proxy for class: com.lawson.bpm.eprocessserver.interfaces.LPSDatabaseBridgeForLSF, data area: (blank)       &...
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by  DavidVJump to last post
10/15/2015 4:10 PM
2 Replies and 1108 Views Reuqisition Approval Auditing and Work Unit Deletion  1108  2 Started by  Bob Canham We started doing requisition approvals this year, and it has caused a huge increase in the number of work units created for us.  We never did much with deleting work units, so I wanted to see how other organizations handle this.   The other concern with deleting work units is the record of who approved a requisition.  How are you making this information available
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by  JonAJump to last post
10/13/2015 6:59 AM
1 Replies and 889 Views IPA JMS Channel setup/usage  889  1 Started by  Todd Mitchell Wondering if anyone has any experience in setting up a JMS message queue and then utilizing that queue within IPA.  We have experience here at out company with JMS queues, but since we are new to IPA, not real sure how to effectively set up the Channel and Receiver in Infor Rich Client.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/12/2015 2:53 PM
0 Replies and 697 Views Transaction Update in Mobile Inbasket?  697  0 Started by  ShawnV Has anyone been able to perform a Transaction Update call in Mobile Inbasket code  I have a Process Flow ibasket screen which allows the users to change the data & press an Update button to save their changes.  The Process Flow saves the data by performing a Transaction Update call in the back end code.  I want to replicate this functionality in the Mobile Inbasket display.  It doesn't appear that Infor has a 'Transaction' class in MIB to perform the Update. Thanks...
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10/07/2015 8:09 AM
12 Replies and 4689 Views How to disable user and delete user under laua via process flow  4689  12 Started by  Vijay S We are developing a PF that automatically disables a user in Lawson security and after 60 days automatically deletes it from lawson security. Can anyone help me out how to disable/ delete it via process flow Thanks, Vijay
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by  RickyYJump to last post
10/05/2015 3:55 PM
7 Replies and 2128 Views ITEMMAST or ITEMLOC add/change Approval  2128  7 Started by  Jared Lytle Has anyone created a flow, or give some insight, on an approval process for specific data changed (i.e - manuf nbr, replenish vendors, etc...) in the ITEMLOC, ITEMMAST, or ITEMSRC tables   Or does anyone have a good reporting process for this scenario We are having issues with communication and I would like to somewhat put some constraints on this piece in our system.   Lawson upgrading to Lawson 10.1.x soon and already using IPA/LRE in test.
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by  Bill IanniJump to last post
10/03/2015 4:35 PM
3 Replies and 1200 Views Process Flow to take AP Invoices off of hold  1200  3 Started by  AnnePep Anyone have any experience with a process flow to take invoices off of hold Would we automate the AGS call to ap30.1 Can we simply remove the record from APHLDINV Any help is appreciated - thanks!
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
10/01/2015 7:23 AM
11 Replies and 2271 Views Location of Uploaded IPAs  2271  11 Started by  Survivor I have been migrating PFs to IPA and uploaded them.  The files are not where I expected them on the Landmark server.  Is there a configuration file which will tell me where they are
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by  WoozyJump to last post
09/30/2015 3:13 PM
6 Replies and 1664 Views SQL From A Command line in IPA  1664  6 Started by  tambrosi Hello, hope somebody can help me out on this.   I seen this from another post, but not sure of the commands that need to be execute. If somebody would be willing to share an example of running sql from a command line, I would sure appreciate it. I am new to IPA and Lawson software. 'You can also run the sql from a command line and provide an option to have the sql output to a csv - actually faster than the iterative approach. Then you can manipulate the csv file from inside the flow.' ...
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
09/23/2015 7:58 AM
3 Replies and 1257 Views ResourceQuery to extract Roles  1257  3 Started by  CMNew When I use the ResourceQuery  to extract Roles, the Roles extracted do not have a delimiter. How do I separate them Am I doing something wrong
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
09/17/2015 11:38 AM
2 Replies and 1104 Views Custom Javascript Functions IPA  1104  2 Started by  Survivor We are migrating process flows to IPA.  There are a few functions which are missing.  The functions are in $GENDIR/bpm/pflow.js, and one of the functions has a comment that it is a custom.  How do I get these custom/missing functions into IPA
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by  SurvivorJump to last post
09/11/2015 10:07 AM
4 Replies and 1293 Views Requisition Comments to Approver via email  1293  4 Started by  Bob Canham Our procurement department approached me with a request to send the requisition approver the comments on the requisition.  The concern is that when entering a special through RQC, most of the actual details (including the vendor since our vendor master isn't usable to the average person) are done in comments. Has anyone done this or have ideas how this could be accomplished
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by  kflores01Jump to last post
09/10/2015 3:20 PM
15 Replies and 2437 Views Inbasket display files  2437  15 Started by  Ronnie Can someone refresh my memory of on what server and directory the files for inbasket displays should be stored   I have had brain fart. 
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
09/10/2015 11:22 AM
6 Replies and 1309 Views IPA Reset process error status?  1309  6 Started by  mikeP I've been trying to find a way to reset a process error status when a normal and expected condition occurs that IPA treats as an error.  The current issue is testing if a file exists. The File Access node can do that, but if it detects the file does not exist, it treats it as an error condition.  In this case, the file is probably present in 15 of the runs, and it is a normal condition for it not to exist.  If it's not found, the process does some housekeepi...
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by  JimYJump to last post
09/03/2015 12:26 PM
9 Replies and 1895 Views Triggering a flow within a flow, but get an error  1895  9 Started by  Ronnie Ok,   I am working on a flow currently that is a name change flow. It is working correct and flows to a correct inbasket. After approval from the inbasket, it goes to the trigger node, where it calls another flow.   The flow it calls just goes out to PA53 and changes some things and the approval flag.   I can not figure out for the life of me, why this second portion errors out.   Here is the error message (below the dotted line) Ive rebuilt the lawson transaction no...
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
09/03/2015 10:34 AM
0 Replies and 787 Views IPA Priority for Flows  787  0 Started by  Chip I have a processflow in IPA on Landmark that is called via a url.  At times there are several hundred flows triggered per minute.  They are all run through the ProcessServer queue on IPA FIFO.  Some of these triggers are a higher priority than other ones and will need to be executed immediately, is there a way to either change the priority of a trigger so that the flow is put in the front of the queue or can i map the trigger to a new queue.  I have tried to set up a new queu...
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09/03/2015 8:00 AM
0 Replies and 867 Views IPA Priority for Flows  867  0 Started by  Chip I have a processflow in IPA on Landmark that is called via a url.  At times there are several hundred flows triggered per minute.  They are all run through the ProcessServer queue on IPA FIFO.  Some of these triggers are a higher priority than other ones and will need to be executed immediately, is there a way to either change the priority of a trigger so that the flow is put in the front of the queue or can i map the trigger to a new queue.  I have tried to set up a new queu...
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09/03/2015 8:00 AM
3 Replies and 856 Views Service Variables  856  3 Started by  Jason Beard I have a flow that has several service variables associated.  These variables are being passed to the inbasketexec however the variables are passing their initial values (set when the flow was triggered) rather than the current value as of the time the User Action is called.   Is there a way to update the value of a service variable so that it passes to an in basket, if not what other alternatives exist
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by  Jason BeardJump to last post
09/02/2015 8:24 PM
3 Replies and 1536 Views Sync Employee Data  1536  3 Started by  mcarlson Has anybody had any experience using Process Flow to synchronize Lawson Employee Data with Active directory  Our AD is a bit of a mess right now and we would like to get the data in sync with Lawson.  We would need to get the existing data  over to AD (Specified fields), and then maintain the data moving forward.  Infor indicated that Process Flow would be the tool to  do this, but we would like to hear from somebody who is currently using it for this purpose.  ...
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by  Kwane McNealJump to last post
09/02/2015 8:16 AM
5 Replies and 974 Views Regarding FTP of check file - AP155  974  5 Started by  Vijay S We are having a process via which CHECK forms generated by AP155 are FTP'ed to the third party Windows server, where they are processed to get checks  printed via C-Series (a third party Vendor). We don't have any documentation for this process and there is no one who have any knowledge how actually file gets FTP'ed to C-Series Server. Something recently broke the process and the file doesn't  get FTP'ed to C-Series Server. When I requested the user how actually file gets FTP'ed, they ...
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
09/01/2015 11:22 AM
2 Replies and 1445 Views IPA locks text file if process errors out  1445  2 Started by  mikeP I have a process that uses a FTP node to transfer a CSV file from a remote server to a share on the LSF server, then uses a Data Iterator to read the CSV, construct, then execute a SQL Update command.  It's been working fine, then I had to spoil it by testing my error handling.  I induced an error by putting invalid syntax in the SQL command. The error handler works as expected, but when the process completes, the Lawson user still has the CSV locked.  The next run, the FTP...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
08/31/2015 7:27 AM
3 Replies and 940 Views Inbasket PF  940  3 Started by  LawsonPM1e Hi,   I am trying to make a PF which uses captures users inbasket information. How would that be done in IPD
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
08/28/2015 3:48 PM
9 Replies and 1348 Views Force reassign of variable values  1348  9 Started by  Joan Herzfeldt I have a variable set up in Start (vEmailForm) that uses other variables that are currently blank (vAction, vPerson).  Later in the flow I assign values to these variables (vAction, vPerson) and then use the vEmailForm variable.  Of course the vEmailForm variable has the blank values for  vAction, vPerson.  Is there a way to force the vEmailForm variable to look at the new value of these variables  perhaps a JavaScript expression or something   WITHOUT having to a...
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by  Kyle JorgensenJump to last post
08/27/2015 2:23 PM
3 Replies and 959 Views URL possibility?  959  3 Started by  Greg Moeller We have the need for running an activity from the RichClient without actually deploying the rich client to all of our users.  (Proxy Set Up)  We can figure out how to do this from the RichClient, but need our users to be able to do this from another source....  Portal would be ideal.  Is it possible to set up proxies (for doing your inbasket work) without deploying the RichClient to all   Thanks in advance, -Greg
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
08/27/2015 1:16 PM
42 Replies and 5586 Views Variables null after useraction node  5586  42 Started by  Deleted User I have just discovered that global variables in my process flow that were assigned a value using Javascript statements revert to null values after a user action node.  This is a serious issue that is affecting flow path, data updates, and data notifications.  We are Is this a known issue
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by  kflores01Jump to last post
08/27/2015 9:53 AM
6 Replies and 1748 Views Workunit not appearing in Inbasket  1748  6 Started by  Ragu Raghavan User releases a req in RQ10 - workunit gets created. I look at the log and see all the nodes getting processed correctly - including the UA. The Email before the UA works fine. Yet when I go to portal inbasket, the WU is not there. If I process the same WU via the designer, the WU shows up in the inbasket. Why does it work from the designer and otherwise Site is new to PF, so may have set up issue. What do I look for Thanks.   Ragu   PF - 9.01 Eclipse Designer   Activit...
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by  WoozyJump to last post
08/24/2015 9:33 AM
1 Replies and 960 Views No procedure found for service HTPNINVOICE  960  1 Started by  Xin Li I am  running IPA on landmark and tried to trigger a flow from WFWK on S3 side. I got error as below '   'No procedure found for service HTPNINVOICE'  HTPNINVOICE is my service name.  I appreciate any help.
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
08/21/2015 1:34 PM
3 Replies and 956 Views Delete data from WFACTVAR WFACTIVITY  956  3 Started by  Rajeev what could be best way to delete data from WFACTVAR WFACTIVITY files when you have huge record count in these two files. 9674465 - WFACTIVITY 15426057 - WFACTVAR Using Move work unites to history method is extremely slow. We are thinking of dropping these two tables and recreate them, any suggestions from experts out there  
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by  RajeevJump to last post
08/19/2015 3:22 PM
9 Replies and 2718 Views Webrun errorcode = 1 but no information on error  2718  9 Started by  timbomom Using a WebRun node getting errorcode = 1 but there are no informational messages as to what the error is that is causing it to fail.  The log shows: WebRun3170_errorCode = 1 WebRun3170_informationCode = 0 WebRun3170_returnMessage = WebRun WebRun3170: Success string 63 not found WebRun3170_outputData = Activity failed: WebRun3170 Any suggestions as to where I can find the error message or what could be causing this
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by  Kwane McNealJump to last post
08/18/2015 1:16 PM
5 Replies and 2002 Views LPA Data Iterator not finding file  2002  5 Started by  LisaN We have a flow that updates PA15 for Flu information. The file is placed on the Lawson LSF server under /opt/lawson/law/productline/work/foldername. It isn't on the Landmark server. The first node in the process is a 'File Access' node, it checks if the file exists. The return msg shows it exists. If the file exists it goes to a Data Iterator node that parses the file by line. The return msg for this node shows the file doesn't exist. the input method = File the input file name = /fol...
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by  mikePJump to last post
08/17/2015 3:51 PM
2 Replies and 1063 Views Convert flow from xml to ipd for version 10  1063  2 Started by  Ronnie Is there a document or something that explains how to run the conversion so that I can convert a flow I have from the xml to the IPD format so that I can upload it into our 10 testing environment
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
08/17/2015 2:27 PM
2 Replies and 992 Views PF to IPA Conversion  992  2 Started by  Survivor I am working on converting Process Flows to IPA.  While trying to cleanup errors, I realized that it would be good to error many types of errors the same.  I realize that there are exceptions.  Has anyone come up with a standard to share
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by  SurvivorJump to last post
08/11/2015 5:46 PM
11 Replies and 4879 Views ProcessFlow Solutions  4879  11 Started by  John MillerM Where do I find these services, triggers and flows For example: msgdisapprove.xml​​ as a solution.
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by  Amanda ValcikJump to last post
08/11/2015 12:42 PM
12 Replies and 3164 Views ProcessFlow: How to call a flow from another flow?  3164  12 Started by  Jose Gonzo Is it possible to call a flow from another flow I have a process that changes several forms; I was planning to create a flow for every form and a Main flow that called the 'form flows' If not possible, any suggestions on how to accomplish something like that I have checked the forum but couldn't find an answer Thanks for all your help. Have a great day.
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by  Peter OJump to last post
08/10/2015 12:56 PM
5 Replies and 1268 Views Infor Process Automation 10x  1268  5 Started by  kflores01 I used the Landmark Transaction (multirecordquery) node thinking it was similar to the Lawson query node. Specifically, it would return one record at a time. That is not the case. The Landmark Transaction node returned all 30 records and did not allow for a review a each record. I want to loop through the records and perform a variety of functions such as BRANCH and other queries. Any help would be appreciated. You may contact me directly as
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
08/07/2015 12:06 PM
9 Replies and 2412 Views IPA flow to delete workunits  2412  9 Started by  Jessica M We are having an issue with the size of our pfiactivityvariables table.  Info support has suggested scheduling a flow to delete anything older than 90 days. I have been playing with the various actions in IPA (test) and I'm not getting the criteria correct.    For now, I would like to delete flows completed in a certain date range.  I tried using 'DeleteWorkunits' and 'DeleteWorkunitsByDateRange' but I am not seeing anything come out of the workunits view in the rich cl...
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
08/04/2015 1:50 PM
2 Replies and 926 Views Variable Action Name  926  2 Started by  Terry P I have need where the Action Name displayed in the user's inbasket is based on a variable. The action taken is the same - just want to display different verbage to the user. I'm hoping not to have to create separate user actions. Anyone done anything like this or know how I might accomplish it
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
08/03/2015 2:47 PM
21 Replies and 4939 Views Infor 10...process flow administrator?  4939  21 Started by  Ronnie Ok, so in lawson 9 I was always able to troubleshoot / terminate / restart etc workunits in the processflow administrator program. Is there a similar program in Infor 10 to view workunits At this moment, I do not know how to view workunit logs, terminate, restart etc in infor 10 because I have not had training on it yet.
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
07/27/2015 8:40 AM
1 Replies and 985 Views To delete mass users from Federated System-  985  1 Started by  Vijay S Dear All,   We are on . We are having around 3000 users which are on TEM, which we are no longer using. We are a federated system. Users which are only using TEM (they are having Primary group in LSA as TEM) are not set up in laua. Is there a way to delete the users from LSA and Landmark using a PFI, else we have to delete them manually.   Rgds,   Vijay
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
07/21/2015 7:18 PM
10 Replies and 2952 Views WorkUnit Add Folder  2952  10 Started by  PFneo Hey!&160; Some help would be very much appreciated!!&160; I'm using the WebRun node to add a folder onto a work unit.&160; However, I can't seem to get my syntax correct. A KB&160;article said these are the fields to pass with the string: Field Names attachBy deleteFile ...
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by  Bob CanhamJump to last post
07/21/2015 1:15 PM
20 Replies and 3974 Views How to use the DateDiff variable in Process Flow?  3974  20 Started by  Deleted User Can you use the DateDiff function to compare two dates in YYYYMMDD or MM/DD/YYYY format&160; When I compare the dates in JS&160;format it gives me an error 'TypeError: Cannot find function getTime.
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by  Wanda SchaafJump to last post
07/17/2015 9:45 AM
0 Replies and 792 Views javascript in process flow assign  792  0 Started by  Jeff Pratte I am trying to add $ and commas to a variable as I saw in a previous post. The amount is currently in a variable called INV_AMT. So, in my Variable Assignment block a put:  (INV_AMT).toLocaleString('en-US', {style:'currency', currency:'USD', maximumFractionDigits: 2})   The process flow, when run throws this error: Error evaluating expression: INV_AMT_W_COMMAS =  (INV_AMT).toLocaleString('en-US', {style:'currency', currency:'USD', maximumFractionDigits: 2});   It migh...
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07/07/2015 3:13 PM
4 Replies and 995 Views Trying to figure out what these flows are doing  995  4 Started by  Ronnie So I just joined a company not long ago. There are a few flows that close to the start node have a web run (or now a LM transaction node) that seems to do something with a flow workunit number, but I am unsure what exactly it is doing.   The LTM transactions are doing this    _dataArea='' & _module='pfi' & _objectName='PfiWorkunit' & _actionName='Update' & _actionOperator='NONE' & _actionType='CreateUpdateDelete' & _pageSize='30' & PfiWorkunit='' &a...
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by  KK - InforJump to last post
07/06/2015 3:54 PM
2 Replies and 1406 Views ProcessFlow - WebRun Node - Specific Job Queue  1406  2 Started by  Dave Curtis I have a process flow that uses a WebRun node to run the jobrun.exe program to submit a specific job.  I want the WebRun function to set a specific job queue.     Previously I would do this in the command but we recently switched to using WebRun nodes as apposed to System Commands. The WebRun uses the following FUNC=run&USER=&JOB=&PROD=&OUT=xml&WAIT=TRUE   Dave
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by  Dave CurtisJump to last post
07/02/2015 1:01 PM
6 Replies and 1932 Views LSF WFWORKUNIT not getting a status  1932  6 Started by  Terrie We have upgraded to Lawson 10.0.5 and IPA. We have a processflow that is Triggered when a PA52 action is keyed as immediate.  It is to update some HR11 Userfields and a couple of other fields on HR11. Since we have upgraded, the flows are triggered on LSF side and move to the IPA side to run the flows and the data is updated, except for the Personnel actions where we are updating the Termination Date.  They get a workunit on the LSF side, but no status, so they don't get moved&...
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
06/18/2015 1:09 PM
4 Replies and 1250 Views How to see date last flow version was updated?  1250  4 Started by  Ronnie In Process Flow admin for Lawson 9, is there a way I can see the date a flow was last uploaded into the system 
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by  RonnieJump to last post
06/09/2015 2:20 PM
10 Replies and 4423 Views Automated User Setup and ISS  4423  10 Started by  Bob Canham We are working to implement Infor Security Services (ISS) in our test environment to federate our 10.0.4 LSF and 10.0.4 CU19 Landmark environments.  In the past, I had a process flow that created all of our user accounts in LSF automatically when an employee is hired.  I just started working on modifications to it today to account for ISS and Landmark but have run into a snag. In a webinar I attended, it was suggested that the same process could be kept, but would need nodes added to ...
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by  HighgroveJump to last post
06/09/2015 12:22 PM
5 Replies and 1327 Views need journal approval flow  1327  5 Started by  Maynard F. Infor has not been able to provide their delivered process flow for journal entry approval.  We are using ProcessFlow Intergrator.  Please send an example of a working journal entry approval flow to this address:  Thank you.
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
06/08/2015 11:10 AM
3 Replies and 1328 Views Replace / with \ in processflow?  1328  3 Started by  PBL I am retrieving the PRTFILEPATH field from the USERRPT table.  The field value looks like: E:\lsfprod\law/print/userid/po120abc/1 It has a combination of \ and /.  When I use the value in a command, the syntax comes back as invalid.   I am trying to use the javascript .replace method.  It replaces any character I specify - except /.   Can someone tell me the correct syntax for the following (assuming where p is specified it should be / and where X is specified it sho...
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by  PBLJump to last post
06/01/2015 3:37 PM
3 Replies and 1427 Views re-hire resource  1427  3 Started by  Srini Rao I'm working on hire/rehire automation process.  As part of of the process we get the data from external applicant system and we load them to GHR using the process flow. Hire works fine.    But when i invoke the rehirehireresource action on employee BC, it fails with following error.  Exception: com.lawson.bpm.landmark.LandmarkApplicationException: Field Work Assignment Option is required: WorkAssignmentOption I did have the WorkAssignmentOption hardcoded in the landma...
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by  WoozyJump to last post
06/01/2015 9:36 AM
6 Replies and 2157 Views Trigger IPA only once using design studio  2157  6 Started by  adnan512 Hello All, I have a design studio form with bunch of Submit buttons to kick off different IPA's that create number of 'CSV' files for users. Is there a way to make sure job is only submitted once. During my testing I clicked on the submit button multiple time and I saw multiple work unit created in LMK. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks 
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by  adnan512Jump to last post
05/29/2015 10:23 AM
2 Replies and 1247 Views Rich Client Restore Down  1247  2 Started by  Kyle Jorgensen Ok, admittedly, this is a trivial issue but annoying nonetheless.... Is there a way to make the Rich Client not maximized  That is to say, not minimized on the tool bar and not maximized to take up the whole monitor screen...rather its own window that can be moved around the screen. Ya know, so you can see two things at once without having to toggle the Rich Client application between minimized and maximized
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
05/29/2015 8:56 AM
1 Replies and 1999 Views Lawson forms no longer triggering Workunit after Landmark Installation  1999  1 Started by  Demichener Lawson apps; Landmark  We are in the processes of implementing Landmark (no LTM, no procuments, no stategic sourcing). We had several customized PFlows for Job Reqs, Personnel Actions and Purchase Requisitions (all using pre-defined Services, Processes, Form, etc). We can trigger the flows in landmark. We can trigger the flows using wfwk.1 in Lawson. But when we try to trigger the flows from the lawson form(or LID:lapm) - we get API return codes of 1 and 7 referencin...
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by  Peter OJump to last post
05/14/2015 1:30 PM
1 Replies and 1843 Views system command node: su options - windows 2008  1843  1 Started by  George Graham Migrating from windows 2003 to 2008...and from MKS to LUU. Have a number of flows that use the system command node - and currently these run with the option 'run cmd.exe as System Command user' - which utilizes the 'su' command to change to that user. Now without MKS - su is not native to windows 2008 so this option is not available. However just using the 'run cmd.exe' initiates the command as the NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM user - and there are a variety of issues with this;   1. Copying files ...
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by  Fernando LabradaJump to last post
03/25/2015 4:10 PM
3 Replies and 1332 Views Using Variables for a jdbc connection string: Is this possible  1332  3 Started by  Wanda Schaaf Hello,     Is it possible to use variables in the Database URL: and DAtabase User:  fields in the JDBC Override Connection piece in SQLQry Node     The connection string below works when used in the SQLQRY Node, but I am trying to use a variable inside the node:     My variable called ScottWorksUrl is: 'jdbc:sqlserver://;databaseName=ScottWorks'     This is the error:   java.sql.SQLExceptio...
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by  Wanda SchaafJump to last post
03/24/2015 11:25 AM
12 Replies and 2465 Views Requisition Approvals - Vacation handling and approver maintenance  2465  12 Started by  Bob Canham We are building out a requisition approval process in our organization and would appreciate any advice other organizations might have on two topics.  For reference we are a multi-hospital and clinic organization.   How do you handle managers on vacation  The constraint is that the person who can approve must be at the same or higher level in the org.  Do you always specify a backup  Have some sort of delegation process  Allow to escalate   How do you ma...
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by  TBonneyJump to last post
03/23/2015 12:31 PM
4 Replies and 1677 Views WebRun Node - to run script  1677  4 Started by  Dave Curtis We are trying to transition our Process Flows to replace the System Command nodes with WebRun nodes instead. Where we have a System Command set to run Korn shell script to process an FTP we need to replace it with a WebRun to run the cgi-lawson/jobrun.exe program to submit the script. We created a token for the script and set the WebRun node with the following Post string; FUNC=run&USER=User&JOB=JobName&PROD=appProdline&OUT=xml&WAIT=TRUE We can not get the script to ...
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by  Dave CurtisJump to last post
03/12/2015 2:40 PM
9 Replies and 1831 Views API and JDBC  1831  9 Started by  Greg Moeller Is anyone out there using API and have upgraded to the Laborworx version (API .NET) We are trying to create a JDBC connection to the database, and cannot any longer. It used to work before we upgraded, but has something changed in the database config that is now preventing us from using a JDBC connection Thanks in advance, -Greg  (sorry for the cross-post)
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by  The.Sam.GrovesJump to last post
03/10/2015 8:56 AM
2 Replies and 1138 Views Install IPD on Win 8.1 machine??  1138  2 Started by  Tim Cochrane Has anybody successfully installed CU14 or above on a Windows 8.1 machine I'm getting this error message, even though I've got Perl installed and the permissions are open Error: The installer cannot continue... The following prerequisites have not been met: - Can't open perl script 'C:\Users\Tim\AppData\Local\TMP\installIPDTest\PFDDIR\install\': Permission denied
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
02/24/2015 7:23 AM
4 Replies and 1258 Views Question on designing a flow  1258  4 Started by  Ronnie Ok, so I am still learning at writing my own flows. Most of our big ones have been written for us by consultants. We have a flow that needs to be built that the users are wanting to check a field in HR00 to see if it is ever set to N. If it is, it needs to send an email.   How do I get a flow to look at a certain field on a form such as HR00   The table looks to be PRSYSTEM.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
02/20/2015 8:49 AM
1 Replies and 1227 Views approval flow for CB20.1  1227  1 Started by  JimMNH I'm building out an approval flow for CB20.1 that I intend to have work much like our FB entry approvals. For FB a flow is triggered on release for the FB entry and this immediately opens a transaction in process flow to FB45 which changes the line FCr0 to U or unreleased.  The flow continues on to a user action that allows the user to continue with set to release (approved) or keep unreleased (rejected). Problem is I need something to flag for approval related to a bank transaction e...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
02/18/2015 3:25 PM
2 Replies and 1249 Views FTP node  1249  2 Started by  Srini Rao How do I use the FTP node in IPA I'm not finding the place for FTP URL ,USER and password etc
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by  Srini RaoJump to last post
02/17/2015 1:38 PM
0 Replies and 989 Views system command node: su options - windows 2008  989  0 Started by  George Graham Migrating from windows 2003 to 2008...and from MKS to LUU. Have a number of flows that use the system command node - and currently these run with the option 'run cmd.exe as System Command user' - which utilizes the 'su' command to change to that user. Now without MKS - su is not native to windows 2008 so this option is not available. However just using the 'run cmd.exe' initiates the command as the NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM user - and there are a variety of issues with this;   1. Copying files ...
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02/16/2015 8:30 PM
1 Replies and 1292 Views Display Exec Documentation  1292  1 Started by  Bob Canham We are just starting to do work in IPA with user actions and are looking at the display execs that came with the samples.  I've done some modification to the provided recsum.htm, however, I've run into problems when I try to add another DME query to it. I added two frames to the top of the htm file to hold the javascript return, and changed the func to go to my new query function.  But when I add the query in, it no longer displays anything. Does anyone have any documentation on writ...
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by  Carl.SeayJump to last post
02/11/2015 6:55 PM
5 Replies and 3091 Views Infor 10..Schedule flow in IPA?  3091  5 Started by  Ronnie I am using the Infor Rich Client where you admin much of the Infor Processflow Automation system.   Can anyone lead me how to schedule a flow to run on its own on a set schedule   We had this set in lawson 9 throught the lawson processflow admin tool...but Infor 10 IPA is different...
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by  RonnieJump to last post
02/11/2015 2:42 PM
15 Replies and 2847 Views Lawson Query node record limit?  2847  15 Started by  jocelyn I have a nightly process that extracts customer records from Lawson.  Very simple: direct read, no conditions as we need to get the full dump of basic Customer data each night. , ARCUSTOMER and CUSTOMERDESC tables joined, returning only 5 columns.   Using SQL query, it takes nearly an hour to extract 32,000 records.  Thought I'd try using Lawson Query node to see if that could be faster.   Lawson Query bombs on maximum records exceeded.   So, question...
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by  jocelynJump to last post
02/04/2015 10:14 AM
6 Replies and 1396 Views Requisition Detail Not Displaying  1396  6 Started by  cstout We are implementing Process Flow and when we log into Portal to access our requisitions for approval, we can see the requisitions listed there but when we click on the link to display the requisition, nothing happens. Any ideas why this is happening
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
01/29/2015 9:20 AM
6 Replies and 1345 Views process to change ESS address to PF  1345  6 Started by  MC We have been using the email notice for the address changes, but now we would like to use the delivered PF for this.   Does any one have the steps documented to switch this   Thanks  
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by  MCJump to last post
01/14/2015 8:21 AM
2 Replies and 1283 Views Creating, submitting and deleting jobs  1283  2 Started by  Deleted User I created a process flow to create a job using a dynamic job name that includes the month and day (MMDD).  After creating the job, I set the parameters and submit it.  Now I'm trying to delete the job so the job names don't stack up in the interface. I created a transaction node with the following: (see attachment for transaction node text) I keep getting an AGS error message: Field is required, FldNbr _f0 I don't know what field zero is because the interface doesn't sho...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
01/12/2015 2:14 PM
0 Replies and 924 Views IPA for cash application  924  0 Started by  Todd Mitchell Was wondering if anyone has created a Process Flow for Cash Application  I have a flow running real well, however, if the over all payment results in a negative amount, meaning that the amount of credits exceeds the amount of invoices being applied.  In the EFT world (AR115), Lawson creates a Debit memo to offset the amount.   If anyone has created this scenario, I would love to know of anything that I need to be aware of, or is it merely using a Lawson screen to create this Deb...
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01/12/2015 9:59 AM
5 Replies and 1687 Views Processflow - Inbasket Security Hole  1687  5 Started by  MSUMikey We are trying to implement Pflow approvals, and we uncovered a bug where a user can access any other users Processflow Inbasket by manipulating a URL.  They can then also approve Pflow work objects, and it appears as if the 'real' approver performed the approval. Infor has acknowledged the issue and created the KB below and is developing a fix, but we do not have a concrete ETA. My question is - has anyone else come across this in version 9 of applications, and does anyone have an alterna...
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
01/07/2015 4:14 PM
5 Replies and 1835 Views Is it possible to put a pause in a flow  1835  5 Started by  Todd Mitchell I am writing a flow that Deactivates a File Channel then performs some other functions.  I would like to add a pause after the channel is deactivated to allow potential work units to finish before I perform the other functions.   How would your recommend doing this pause -- say for 2 minutes    
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by  DerekJump to last post
12/23/2014 3:36 PM
10 Replies and 2153 Views PA52 with multiple Action Numbers  2153  10 Started by  Todd Mitchell I am trying to create a process flow that has 2 Action's for the same Action: Company|Employee|ActionCode|EffectiveDate|ActionNbr|Reason1|Reason2|Immediate|Comment|FldNbr01|FldValue01|FldNbr02|FldValue02|FldNbr03|FldValue03|FldNbr04|FldValue04|FldNbr05|FldValue05|FldNbr06|FldValue06|FldNbr07|FldValue07|FldNbr08|FldValue08|FldNbr09|FldValue09|FldNbr10|FldValue10|FldNbr11|FldValue11|FldNbr12|FldValue12|FldNbr13|FldValue13|FldNbr14|FldValue14|FldNbr15|FldValue15|FldNbr16|FldValue16 1|13238|ADDRES...
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by  Todd MitchellJump to last post
12/18/2014 6:06 AM
1 Replies and 844 Views Both Designer Clients  844  1 Started by  Kyle Jorgensen Quick question; can both of the Eclipsed-based designers for PFI and IPA be installed on the same PC at the same time
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
12/12/2014 4:30 PM
0 Replies and 727 Views RM Query Node....Slow  727  0 Started by  Chad Dirst We have a process flow which queries LDAP using the RM Query node.  The flow is very slow when executing the portion of the flow which is performing the LDAP queries. We have been on 9.0 and for long period of time and do not experience LDAP response issues anywhere except when querying process flow.  Any suggestions for making this more effecient Thank you, Chad
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12/03/2014 1:54 PM
1 Replies and 1005 Views File Receiver won't activate or deactivate  1005  1 Started by  Todd Mitchell My File Receiver is in 'Deactivate failed' status.  It won't let me activate, deactivate or even delete.  Does anyone know the trick to clear the status
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by  Todd MitchellJump to last post
11/26/2014 12:47 PM
4 Replies and 1027 Views File Channels for Windows VM file share  1027  4 Started by  Todd Mitchell I created a File Channel for a file system on a Windows VM.  I have tried both the Local and Remote File Channel Types but neither seems to recognize my files.  Has anyone set a File Channel up for a Windows VM before  
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by  Rick McCahanJump to last post
11/20/2014 12:02 PM
4 Replies and 3617 Views PF Gets stuck in 'Ready' status  3617  4 Started by  Lynne I have enabled the Lawson delivered PF, pocostmsg.xml. This PF triggers when you enter an invoice with a higher cost than the PO.  So, to test, I enter a PO, receive it and invoice it with a higher cost than is on the PO.  It creates a cost message like it should. This does trigger the pocostmsg PF and a work unit is created. The problem is that the WU stays in 'Ready' status. If I 'Restart' it, it runs with no errors. There are no messages in the pflow.out file. Can anyone give m...
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by  Chris12Jump to last post
11/19/2014 10:40 AM
1 Replies and 1048 Views IPA File Channel Error and Processed File Directory  1048  1 Started by  Todd Mitchell Within a File Channel, is it possible to point the Error File Directory and the Processed File Directory on a different Windows file server  Right now I have the location as: D:\Lawson Data\HR Separation\errors D:\Lawson Data\HR Separation\processed What I would like to do is put them on a different windows VM, something like: \\windowsVM\Lawson Data\HR Separation\errors \\windowsVM\Lawson Data\HR Separation\processed
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
11/19/2014 7:12 AM
2 Replies and 1072 Views Customize Process flow inbasket  1072  2 Started by  Edith Many years back we had a consultant design our inbasket for Job requisition approval. the COO is the final approver. Our new COO would like more fields added to his inbox display. I am thinking that if I know the file, I can edit it using design studio to pull more information (I may be wrong here). What is the file that defines the display and what is the path to it Sorry im so new to processflow.  Please help.. Thank you
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by  EdithJump to last post
11/18/2014 9:57 AM
2 Replies and 1243 Views Resource Query to Retreive UID  1243  2 Started by  SP We have need to map the NT0000000x id's to that actual users.  Historically, we have used listusermap and pumped that to some custom table (we even developed a custom drill around in AP for ease of data access).  However we have a couple of special wrinkles (i.e. also need employee number) which got me to wondering if it would be possible to pull the UID using a resource query and then convert that to the properly formatted NT0000000x id since all the NT0000000x really is the hexadecim...
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by  Terry PJump to last post
11/17/2014 3:08 PM
2 Replies and 1325 Views Process Flow Data Area - need to change it  1325  2 Started by  RachelM We have several Process Flows that were created and tested in TEST.  We have since moved them to PROD, but we see that the DataArea/ID (in the Properties area) shows TEST, not PROD.  How do we change that
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
11/14/2014 3:20 PM
6 Replies and 1222 Views Hidden Key populated with variables padded  1222  6 Started by  Todd Mitchell I am creating a process flow for both PA52 and PA56.  These forms require a hidden key (hk) value to be populated.  I am using variables to populate the field:  _HK= The Company and Employee field appear to be left padded with zeros automatically (as I know I they are not being passed in with the data).  However, the Action Code needs to be left justified, space filled right in order for the hk to be populated correctly.  How is this done with Process Automation
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by  MarkH2002Jump to last post
11/13/2014 1:43 PM
2 Replies and 1143 Views Process Flow variable in custom form  1143  2 Started by  Terry P I'm not sure if this should be in the Design Studio or Process Flow forum - so I may cross post if I don't get a response. Here is my situation:   I have a Process Flow that has a User activity. The user activity has a custom 'exec' xml portal page. It basically displays information for a Purchase Order (takes data from the header, detail lines, and distribution). The portal page works if I hard code in the value of the PO for the dme queries. What I'm wanting to do though, is somehow pas...
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by  MarkH2002Jump to last post
11/13/2014 1:28 PM
4 Replies and 2033 Views Iterative Display exec htm file development  2033  4 Started by  mikeP I'm working on an display exec htm to display PO infor, similar to the example recsum.htm provided by Infor.  I'm sure I can work through it, but I like to start with a small success, like displaying a field or two from the PO header, then gradually add more. The problem is that we are an Infor managed services customer.  If I want to test my display exec htm file, I need to create s service request for them to run the perl script to update the EAR file, and restar...
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by  mikePJump to last post
11/10/2014 11:49 AM
0 Replies and 771 Views Display Exec - LP70  771  0 Started by  Chris12 Does anyone have a Display Exec for LP70 which they would be willing to share   Thanks
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11/04/2014 7:10 AM
1 Replies and 1106 Views PA52 Personal Action with comments  1106  1 Started by  Todd Mitchell I am creating a PA52 process flow that also includes comments.  When a Personal action is performed manually and comments are added, the user clicks on the comment button and PA56 is displayed.  I have tried to code this using IPA, but am not having any luck either getting the comments added -- error states that Pending action not found.  Or not 'linked' -- meaning when I am able to get the comment to add, it does not show when I try to pull them up with the Lawson screens for inq...
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by  Carl.SeayJump to last post
10/30/2014 5:06 PM
2 Replies and 1118 Views IPA - Stop a scheduled flow  1118  2 Started by  Demichener We have a scheduled flow that runs every day (Mon-SUN) at 12:15. My supervisor wants to 'stop' it from running on Sun, but we are a Monday thru Friday shop.  Is there an easy way to do this 
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by  Terry PJump to last post
10/29/2014 10:26 AM
2 Replies and 1255 Views Process Automation and SysCommand node  1255  2 Started by  Joe Haveman Our 9x flows worked fine.  All of our syscommand nodes used the 'su' syntax on a windows server: su -p password username -c 'my command here'  for example su -p ABCD1234 lawsonuser -c '\\\\server\\sharename\\' (all backslashes are doubled because they need to be 'escaped' first)   Problem 1:  IPA no longer allows the 'su' as part of syscommand -the documentation says it's no longer supported -I have tried running my syscommands with 'su' and it says 'cannot r...
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by  Joe HavemanJump to last post
10/27/2014 4:44 PM
3 Replies and 2354 Views Migrating LSF 9.X process flows to Landmark 10.X  2354  3 Started by  Deleted User I have been told there is a conversion tool that can be used to convert the files from XML to LPD.  I'm sure there will be modifications needed on some of the nodes afterwards.  Right now, I'm trying to find the converter tool and would like to know which nodes will need to be modified the most.  Pitfalls and lessons learned would be much appreciated. Thanks
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by  KennJump to last post
10/03/2014 2:18 PM
1 Replies and 796 Views Select distinct records from Query Node  796  1 Started by  Willie I run a query against HRHISTORY to identify employees who have made address changes via self serve. We are required to notify them via email. Problem is they may get several emails depending on how many fields they changed. The records selected are not in sequence. I have a routine which eliminates most as it checks the current employee against the previous, if they are the same it bypasses the loop. We do not have the SQL node available. Is there a way to identify unique employee records. Any a...
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by  WillieJump to last post
10/01/2014 2:52 PM
1 Replies and 985 Views Employee profiles linked to actors  985  1 Started by  Deleted User My project is to find issues where employees are setup without actor records and actors that are setup without links to employees (this is common but only for vendor access) and where the email address on the actor is different than the work email address on the employees profile. See attached document
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
10/01/2014 12:56 PM
0 Replies and 1016 Views Using Process Automation to export Crystal Report to a historical instance  1016  0 Started by  Jon Gustafson We have a custom job that we run on a regular basis and I have build a Crystal Report off of the data that this report creates.  I am looking for a way to have IPA kick off the URL to create a historical instance of the report in Reporting Services.  I know what the URL is and have tested entering it in the browser and verified that the syntax is correct. We have create a WebRun node in a process, but we cannot get it to work.  Has anybody done this before and do you know what ...
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09/24/2014 3:51 PM
0 Replies and 725 Views Anyone done a posum htm and/or xml?  725  0 Started by  Terry P We have been using PFI for several years. We have only one flow that has a user action in it. It's basically triggered when a user tries to release a PO > $5k in PO20. When they do, it triggers a process flow. The flow had a display exec that was a portal page designed using Design Studio. The portal page just had a formlet that displayed a custom PO20 form with inquiry only. All of this worked great the last couple of years. Now we're trying to use Mobile In-basket. It doesn't work because t...
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09/19/2014 5:26 PM
2 Replies and 981 Views Lawson Query Node outputData  981  2 Started by  Kenn I am using a Lawson query nore to pull a record from ACBUDDTL (or any other file).  When I look at the log, I see a record was found, but the outputData variable is empty.  Here is my log: Activity started: LwsnQuery7790 (Run Id: 2) S3 Query LwsnQuery7790: Executing S3 query: PROD=DEVEL2B&FILE=ACBUDDTL&KEY=IT-IT26SPROJECTS=IT-PR011021=1=ITOL1=2013&FIELD=ACTIVITY-GRP;ACTIVITY;BUDGET-NBR;ACCT-CATEGORY;FISCAL-YEAR;PERIOD-AMT;PERIOD-UNIT&OUT=CSV&DELIM=, LwsnQuery7...
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by  KennJump to last post
09/19/2014 11:16 AM
1 Replies and 900 Views PF Designer  900  1 Started by  Ragu Raghavan I am having an issue with the Expression builder in the ASSIGN node. For example, when I try to assign the results of a query, Query630_EMAIL_ADDRESS to a variable, it encloses it in double quotes - vEmail='Query630_EMAIL_ADDRESS'.   So the result is a string instead of the result from the query. Version, Tried it on a Windows 7 machine and a Vista machine. Same results. DO I just need to download and install a different version Or something else  Thanks.
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
09/17/2014 3:17 PM
10 Replies and 2136 Views Starting a Process Flow from a batch job  2136  10 Started by  Terry P I want to create a multi-step batch job that does three things: 1) Run HS535 to create a CSV interface file of pending time records entered via ESS Time Entry 2) Run a Process Flow (or some other way) that would create a new CSV file that excludes certain Pay Codes I don't want in the next step 3) Run PR530 to create a payroll batch from the previous steps 'edited' records Creating the PF for step 2 is pretty straight forward. I just don't know how to put this as a step in a batch jo...
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by  Kyle JorgensenJump to last post
09/16/2014 8:15 AM
2 Replies and 810 Views missing WU log  810  2 Started by  Ragu Raghavan Flows work in prod. On test, on the PF admin screen, I see WU created (Ready for processing). Flow does not seem to kick off. At the least, shouldn't a log be created in the folder lawdir/bpm/wflog Where do I start troubleshooting Thanks. Ragu
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
09/15/2014 7:40 PM
0 Replies and 1173 Views BN32.1 - Change Benefit Deduction Stop Date  1173  0 Started by  agersh Has anyone successfully changed fields for multiple benefits for an employee using a BN32.1 Change AGS call   I am building a process flow to change the Benefit Deduction Stop Date for a select group of Benefit Types of benefits that were recently stopped for an employee. Using a transaction node the BN32.1 Change AGS call that I built works fine for the first screen/page of benefits. The change transaction is returning an error any page after the first page of benefits for the employee....
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09/10/2014 9:53 AM
8 Replies and 1431 Views Setup for Mobile Inbasket app for mobile devices  1431  8 Started by  Melissa I recently attended a webex for the apps Infor offers for mobile devices.  I would like to get the Mobile Inbasket app set up for our users but I can't find any information on how to do this.  The webex just stated that an 'attribute on the user's security profile' needs changed before they can access it.  I'm having trouble finding this attribute.  Also, I'm assuming there is some other setup that needs done for the phone to access the website as far as firewalls etc. but th...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
08/20/2014 8:55 AM
9 Replies and 1620 Views UserAction from iPhone?  1620  9 Started by  Thibaud Lopez Schneider Hi there, How do we control the URL that's generated by the UserAction activity node to take actions by HTML email My customer has an approval flow in Infor Process Automation (IPA) to approve/reject requests. The approvers take action by email with Approve/Reject buttons in the email. Technically speaking, I have a flow with a UserAction activity node, with two actions Approve/Reject, with a notification message that has the checkboxes 'HTML content' and 'Allow actions via email'. T...
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by  Thibaud Lopez SchneiderJump to last post
08/18/2014 8:27 PM
2 Replies and 1312 Views IPA Branch node not evaluating as expected  1312  2 Started by  Jessica M I have a record that I am using the DataIterator to delimit by colon and an assign to true/false when evaluating DataIterator_Output2 for 'success' or 'failed'.  The branch then evaluates for True/False and if false (only) should write to a msgbuilder.  If true, needs to move on to the next record.  It is always writing to the msgbuilder regardless of true or false.  Can anyone review the code below from the workunit log and see where I am going wrong Activity ...
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by  Jessica MJump to last post
08/18/2014 7:42 AM
7 Replies and 1517 Views Auto Provisoning Of users using IPA  1517  7 Started by  xxxxxttysfh Has any one done a Auto Provisoning of users using lawson. Such as to add an user in AD, and other applications.
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by  xxxxxttysfhJump to last post
08/16/2014 1:38 PM
1 Replies and 993 Views JDBC with Process Flow Integrator 9.01  993  1 Started by  Sara We are trying to connect to a non-Lawson sql 2008 database using process flow.  I need to be able to query and write to this database.  I unable to get either the sql query or update node to connect.  I keep getting the error 'unable to load JDBC database driver class.  JDBC settings and driver jars need to be defined in Windows, Preferences, ProcessFlow.' I put a copy of sqljdbc4.jar into the Process Flow lib directory, and put a link to it under external jars in the...
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by  David BrittonJump to last post
08/15/2014 10:04 AM
2 Replies and 1050 Views Consuming WebServices - Outbound and Inbound  1050  2 Started by  Preston Burdwell I have been asked by our corporate offices whether Lawson has the capability to: 1. Consume a WebService 2. Expose a WebService for consumption We are the only hospital that has Lawson, all the rest have Meditech. I know that ProcessFlow has a WebService Node and I used it during a training class to do Currency Conversion. However, does anyone out there know someone that we can contact to consult with us about developing several custom WSDL's from Lawson to expose WebServices Thank...
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by  Kyle JorgensenJump to last post
08/12/2014 2:38 PM
1 Replies and 1063 Views File Channel / process flow single thread if possible  1063  1 Started by  Todd Mitchell I created a process flow and then a file channel.  The file channel acts as a file watcher for me and kicks off my process flow when it 'sees' a file in a specified directory.  However, if more than 1 file is identified, it kicks off multiple instances of my process flow.  A majority of the time this is not a problem, however that small percentage of the time it causes issues.  The issue is:  I have a 'work' file that gets read and sometimes gets written to.  When m...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
08/01/2014 5:26 PM
16 Replies and 1203 Views Node objects  1203  16 Started by  Deleted User Landmark Infor Process Automation Background: This is a complex issue that requires a developer's inside look at the object oriented code used in Process Automation. I have an instance where several email addresses setup in LTM, either as actor records or employee contact records are bad.  This causes a 550 error when sending the email message through SMTP.  The error message returned does not indicate what the bad email address was.  The email server does not bounce the mess...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
08/01/2014 8:42 AM
7 Replies and 1708 Views IPA - S3 only attaching custom file to email  1708  7 Started by  MC We have a custom PF that is writing a csv file that we want to attach to an email. when we write it, it is going to the bpm directory when we try to attach it, it is trying to attach from the LPS\emailattachements directory   how do I link it back to the same directory it is being created in   thanks
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by  WoozyJump to last post
07/31/2014 12:24 PM
2 Replies and 1133 Views IPA Functions changes IsSpaceEscaped field  1133  2 Started by  MC I've noticed that some of the delivered functions have an additional field. I can't find any documentation on how the call should now be setup. I dont know when it was added, it was not in version 9 of PF. EX:  addLeadingZeros(Varialble, final lengh, IsSpaceEscaped) What should go into the IsSpaceEscaped field Thanks
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by  MCJump to last post
07/30/2014 5:28 PM
4 Replies and 743 Views HR inbasket on LPA question  743  4 Started by  MC I have done PF but not LPA in the past.  Now working on the LPA and I am not sure what I should be entering in the User Action for the inbasket. 1 - I want to use the salchg.htm that is delivered for the end user action nodes, 2 - but when it goes to HR node  I want to use the PA52 so they can change anything they need to. We are V10 LPA, but on 9.01 S3 apps. We do not use LSO, currently still using portal for our users. any help for how the display/general tab should...
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by  MCJump to last post
07/30/2014 5:10 PM
0 Replies and 890 Views Petition to make source code available  890  0 Started by  Thibaud Lopez Schneider Please join this campaign! I am collecting signatures for a petition to Infor Product Development for making their source code available. I believe it is important for users, customers, partners and employees to be able to study the source code of the software they use most of their day, for testing, debugging, troubleshooting, support, and enhancement purposes. Infor Product Development already makes the source code of M3 Java programs available under certain license restrictions; fantastic. N...
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07/29/2014 1:10 AM
2 Replies and 1761 Views Can process automation query Active Directory  1761  2 Started by  Shane Jones Can process automations query Active Directory...   We have some information in Active Directory that we need to pull into Lawson and I was hoping to have process flow query the Active Directory but I was informed that Active Directory does not store in an SQL database... Anyone know
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by  Carl.SeayJump to last post
07/28/2014 9:03 AM
0 Replies and 729 Views Work Unit logs over written  729  0 Started by  jdever I have a client that is experiencing process flow logs being overwritten with the 2nd part of the flow. The start node information and all the actions up to a HRUA node are gone. This occurs when an error from the HRUA signals the 'not found' action.  The next node after the HRUA for 'not found' is an email stating there is an issue with the flow.  The 'not found' is occurring when a clear (unique) RMID is not found for the supervisor. -- My first thought was that the log files wer...
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07/14/2014 8:44 AM
0 Replies and 835 Views Action Response from Email  835  0 Started by  Don Using IPA/IPD I have a Sales Approval flow that includes a User Action node that sends an email to to the approver with the Accept/Reject buttons.  Working fine until yesterday and today there is no response when the approver clicks on either action button.  The workunit remains at the User Action node with no error codes and nothing in the log.  Any thoughts Thanks in advance..
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07/11/2014 2:31 PM
2 Replies and 952 Views Workunits will not run  952  2 Started by  John Crudele We are a windows/sql shop running 9.0.1 PF is Workunits are created but sit in ready status. processflow is set to poll every 5 minutes. They are not getting picked up. I can run them from designer. there are no errors in any of the log or out files. the ports are listening. I have done a pfserv ping all and it show everthing is running. i have stopped and started processflow numerous times nothing seems to work Infor has not come back with anything that has worked Any ideas wo...
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by  John CrudeleJump to last post
07/08/2014 7:21 AM
5 Replies and 3385 Views Infor Process Automation and File Channels  3385  5 Started by  Todd Mitchell I am brand new to Infor Process Automation.  I have finally achieved 90 of what I want to accomplish in my process flow using Infor Process Automation.   One of the 2 remaining pieces is to make sure the process only runs from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm.   I created a File Channel to 'watch for' and recognize when a file shows up on my Lawson application server.  However, I only want this file channel active from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm.   I am aware that there is a Flow sch...
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by  Todd MitchellJump to last post
07/02/2014 11:26 AM
3 Replies and 1049 Views ProcessFlows take 10 - 15 minutes before they start  1049  3 Started by  John Crudele Windows/SQL  lsf9.0.1 Our scheduled workflows seem to be delayed 10 - 15 minutes and even if I kick off a flow in the admin tool  it is delayed. They use to kick off right away There have been no changes to the system Any ideas would be appreciated thanks JC
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by  EricSJump to last post
06/27/2014 10:21 AM
0 Replies and 1020 Views Custom Work item list  1020  0 Started by  EricS I am trying to modify the standard IPA work item list by changing the columns from Workunit, Description, Start Date, Due Date, Filter Value, Originator, Authenticated Originator to Workunit, Description, Start Date, Buyer Code, Filter Value, Originator.   I've read every bit of documentation I can find, I've tried to modify recsum.htm, and the .js scripts.   So far I've been unable to do so.   I am working with LSF, LMK 10.0.4, IPA 10.0.4, and LSO 10.0.4 o...
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06/24/2014 2:06 PM
3 Replies and 1272 Views IPD LMK Transaction Queries using multi criteria  1272  3 Started by  Demichener I am new to IPA (10.0.6), but familiar with PFI.  I'm trying to create a landmark transaction query against the PfiWorkunit table that is using the ByFlowDefinition set. I want to select all the records for two (or three) different flows. Can anyone please tell me how to accomplish this  I've tried using ors, ands and double-pipes and double-ampthesands; with and without quotes and backward slashes; both in the key field selection and also with using the filte...
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by  DemichenerJump to last post
06/17/2014 10:39 AM
2 Replies and 1019 Views Parse USERMAP field in Process Flow  1019  2 Started by  Shaji I am extracting some data from the APINVOICE table for a vendor. In the APINVOICE table, there is a column called OPERATOR. I am trying to tie the OPERATOR to its name. I have the operator data in a text file that I am pulling into the process flow using File Access. How do I connect the OPERATOR to its name in process flow 1 NT00000009 RULSFDEV\TRN01 TRN01 1401048974 I want to connect the NT...
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by  RandyJump to last post
06/12/2014 10:48 AM
1 Replies and 901 Views Vendor information from requisiton  901  1 Started by  JPurvis Hi, does anyone know where I can get or find the vendor information on a requistion I know the reqline table has the vendor code....but what other table houses the actual vendor name and info  Thanks!
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by  Kat VJump to last post
06/04/2014 4:41 PM
0 Replies and 751 Views ESS Tax Change process flow  751  0 Started by  Mary Porter We are on apps and EMSS, so we don't have the option yet of setting up a tax change email address on HS07. But the EMSSTaxEmail delivered flow is available - has anyone been able to get this flow working without HS07
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05/30/2014 12:36 PM
2 Replies and 1958 Views How do I debug a ProcessFlow?  1958  2 Started by  mikeP I am new to ProcessFlow need a little help debugging a flow using the Eclipse designer. We are an Infor Managed Services customer, i.e., they host our Lawson servers. Their policy is that managed servers cannot be joined to the customer's domain, so we must use FTP to transfer files from our systems to the Lawson server. To use FTP from within PF, IMS created a Lawson program, MS100. It's a form with parms that specify the FTP particulars, local server IP, user, password, file to tr...
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by  mikePJump to last post
05/27/2014 11:04 AM
3 Replies and 1092 Views finding related workflow....  1092  3 Started by  Shane Jones Hello: Anyone know how to find the workflow in IRC that is connected to a PA52 action    The situation is we have an action on PA52 that has workflow attached to it and I can not find the linked workunit.   it is easy to go the other direction when you know a workunit number so there has to be an easy way to search for a workunit when you know the PA52 action.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
05/23/2014 1:19 PM
3 Replies and 1075 Views LPA message lines?  1075  3 Started by  Gary Padgett We are recreating a report for Audit Department, showing processflow approvals, etc (now LPA approvals).  We used to show messages attached to the workunits as well. We can find the message header info in the PFIMESSAGE table, but where is the detail info for that message I have been unable to locate it. Thanks in advance
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by  WoozyJump to last post
05/21/2014 3:13 PM
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