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5 Replies and 835 Views LPA Messages  835  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 1080 Views Can SysCommand be used to copy a file?  1080  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 519 Views Triggering a process flow in landmark  519  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 608 Views Webrun node using getattachrec.exe  608  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 1341 Views IPA users, tasks, and user tasks  1341  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 925 Views IPA inbasket in S3  925  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 501 Views IPA and Jobinteg  501  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 3016 Views DBUPDATELOBS Throws an error inserting photos  3016  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 625 Views How Does Portal 'Remember' the last Productline?  625  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 1688 Views Scheduled Action stopped working  1688  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 718 Views Uninstall IPD?  718  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 853 Views Concurrent workunit status = processing limit?  853  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 1779 Views Batch COBOL  1779  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 908 Views User Action in Batch file  908  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 1346 Views Copy main config from data area to data area  1346  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 661 Views Cannot change Multi-Step Job Parameters using ProcessFlow  661  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 911 Views IPA console Log  911  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 1071 Views Sending multiple emails  1071  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 562 Views Req Drill call using HREF in HTML Content  562  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 813 Views PA52.4 Tax Authority does not exist for county  813  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 1239 Views FileAccess Node to Unix  1239  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 1149 Views IPA service variables  1149  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 872 Views inconsistent resulst running Lawson Transaction with Webrun  872  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 1252 Views Best Practice when reading a file into IPA  1252  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 973 Views How to use IPA to run 'Move Workunits to History' function?  973  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 1384 Views GETATTACHREC  1384  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 1574 Views Running ssoconfig from IPA  1574  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 1213 Views wc -l  1213  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 623 Views wc -l  623  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 936 Views Approval Flow, Holidays  936  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 1157 Views IPA to find files in subfolders  1157  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 1158 Views DataIterator login process  1158  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 1204 Views Using the For Each activity node with a multidimensional array as input  1204  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 1597 Views IPA - Updating Action Tags in GHR  1597  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 1110 Views combining data from 2 csv files  1110  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 2080 Views alt rates  2080  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 1046 Views Binary Fields and Sql Query's in Flows  1046  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 2225 Views How is the File Activity connection configured?  2225  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 1125 Views Lawson ProcessFlow instructor  1125  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 1269 Views Lawson Resource Query node - serviceName attribute  1269  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 1208 Views Scheduling a ProcessFlow  1208  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 999 Views Link employee to an agent  999  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 1649 Views ProcessFlow Server SQL configuration  1649  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 1341 Views Combining records from a file  1341  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 1468 Views IPA Equivalent of PFI List Message  1468  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 3195 Views IPA File Transfer Nodes  3195  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 1236 Views Designer caching input file?  1236  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 1824 Views PFI to IPA - WFMSGDTL query string was not convertible  1824  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 778 Views IPA Inbasket  778  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 2130 Views Workflow Tables  2130  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 1170 Views IPA File Receiver Status Question  1170  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 734 Views Sort File  734  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 1094 Views Process Flow to report on actions the day they are entered  1094  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 587 Views Missing Inbasket Work Item  587  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 832 Views Shipment Backordered or Voided  832  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 1195 Views Is this possible?  1195  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 986 Views PF DESIGNER - Error adding new variables in flow  986  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 667 Views Landmark for IPA on UNIX or Windows?  667  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 1718 Views Comparing dates in IPA - PfiWorkUnit StartDate  1718  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 1473 Views LSF IPA Connectivity Issues  1473  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 945 Views Reuqisition Approval Auditing and Work Unit Deletion  945  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 786 Views IPA JMS Channel setup/usage  786  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 573 Views Transaction Update in Mobile Inbasket?  573  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 4421 Views How to disable user and delete user under laua via process flow  4421  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 1950 Views ITEMMAST or ITEMLOC add/change Approval  1950  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 1001 Views Process Flow to take AP Invoices off of hold  1001  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 1997 Views Location of Uploaded IPAs  1997  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 1488 Views SQL From A Command line in IPA  1488  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 1140 Views ResourceQuery to extract Roles  1140  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 957 Views Custom Javascript Functions IPA  957  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 1172 Views Requisition Comments to Approver via email  1172  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 2177 Views Inbasket display files  2177  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 1155 Views IPA Reset process error status?  1155  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 1770 Views Triggering a flow within a flow, but get an error  1770  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 667 Views IPA Priority for Flows  667  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 749 Views IPA Priority for Flows  749  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 724 Views Service Variables  724  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 1270 Views Sync Employee Data  1270  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 829 Views Regarding FTP of check file - AP155  829  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 1297 Views IPA locks text file if process errors out  1297  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 853 Views Inbasket PF  853  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 1255 Views Force reassign of variable values  1255  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 839 Views URL possibility?  839  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 5191 Views Variables null after useraction node  5191  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 1623 Views Workunit not appearing in Inbasket  1623  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 869 Views No procedure found for service HTPNINVOICE  869  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 833 Views Delete data from WFACTVAR WFACTIVITY  833  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 2446 Views Webrun errorcode = 1 but no information on error  2446  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 1832 Views LPA Data Iterator not finding file  1832  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 949 Views Convert flow from xml to ipd for version 10  949  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 906 Views PF to IPA Conversion  906  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 4172 Views ProcessFlow Solutions  4172  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 2985 Views ProcessFlow: How to call a flow from another flow?  2985  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 1140 Views Infor Process Automation 10x  1140  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 2044 Views IPA flow to delete workunits  2044  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 818 Views Variable Action Name  818  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 4423 Views Infor 10...process flow administrator?  4423  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 875 Views To delete mass users from Federated System-  875  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 2868 Views WorkUnit Add Folder  2868  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 3684 Views How to use the DateDiff variable in Process Flow?  3684  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
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