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5 Replies and 3662 Views Infor Process Automation and File Channels  3662  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 1126 Views ProcessFlows take 10 - 15 minutes before they start  1126  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 1103 Views Custom Work item list  1103  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 1368 Views IPD LMK Transaction Queries using multi criteria  1368  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 1125 Views Parse USERMAP field in Process Flow  1125  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 974 Views Vendor information from requisiton  974  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 825 Views ESS Tax Change process flow  825  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 2181 Views How do I debug a ProcessFlow?  2181  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 1180 Views finding related workflow....  1180  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 1179 Views LPA message lines?  1179  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
3 Replies and 1149 Views error finding JAVA_HOME on PF install  1149  3 Started by  MC I have setup the JAVA_HOME variable within the system settings on my laptop.  This laptop had never had Process Flow installed.  (yes I rebooted after the settings).  I also found an article that says I need a LAW_JAVA_HOME also setup.  so I did that too During the installation, it continues to tell me that it is not finding the Java Virtual Machine I am using JAVA\jre7 Thanks
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by  KK - InforJump to last post
05/08/2014 11:43 AM
5 Replies and 1737 Views LPA JDBC Configuration  1737  5 Started by  amylynanderson I have my JDBC configure in LPA on the landmark server but the SQL node is not working in LPA.  JDBC Driver oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver not found in classpath. Please add jdbc driver to Lawson Process Server classpath. I am converting my flows from IPA to LPA so the classpath should be set unless now I have to set something up on the landmark server other than the system configuration.  This worked in PFI.  What am I missing in LPA setup and where is it in the grid, env ...
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by  Barb RegnierJump to last post
05/07/2014 1:45 PM
3 Replies and 1217 Views PA52 generated flows that wait for PA100 update?  1217  3 Started by  Gene B. I am new to workflow. I have flows that notify our user provisioning team of New hires and Re-hires. New hires are entered directly through HR11 and also through PA52.4 Hire an applicant. Rehires through PA52 using a rehire action entered as not immediate. I created a flow that runs off the HR11 Add Action. I have flows that kick off for PA52 Rehire and PA52.4 but was wondering if there is a way in general to have a flow kick off after the PA100 Action Update of these transactions So...
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
05/06/2014 12:03 PM
6 Replies and 1720 Views IPA Version 10 Requisition Approval Flow  1720  6 Started by  JimY We have a requisition approval flow that was built by someone else who is not available at the moment and I am trying to determine where the email addresses for approvers is coming from in the User Action Node.  I can tell that the email address for the requisitioner is coming from an RM record using a Resource Query, but I am not sure if the approver email is coming from the RM record or their Actor record.  I suspect the Actor record, but I want to confirm it.  Thank you.
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by  JimYJump to last post
05/02/2014 1:21 PM
5 Replies and 896 Views PA52 Can multiple flows be kicked off from the supplied trigger?  896  5 Started by  Gene B. I am new to Process Flow. When the Use Workflow parameter in PA50.1 is set to Y I understand it kicks off an 'Action Approval' supplied by Lawson. The flow and service gets named the same as the Action. Can more than one flow be kicked off this way for the same action For instance an approval flow but also a separate flow to send email notifications
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by  Gene B.Jump to last post
05/01/2014 1:28 PM
5 Replies and 1415 Views User Action Work Assignment Variable List  1415  5 Started by  Greg Dey I am running version 10.0.6 of IPA and I want to assign the User Action to the user associated with a variable.  I thought I could use the Task variable list in the work assignment on the General tab for a User Action node.  When I attempt to ONLY use a task variable () without a user or task I receive a designer error 'Required field: Work assignmnt tasks or users'.  I tried using a task and a variable but the user was not notified of pending work.  I'm trying to create...
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by  Greg DeyJump to last post
05/01/2014 10:39 AM
1 Replies and 861 Views Case Management emails from IPA??  861  1 Started by  Tim Cochrane Has anybody started using Infor Case Management in conjunction with PF emails We already know a PF email to open a Case ticket must be properly formatted (4 variables on lines 1-4) and can contain an attachment, we're curious as to any success stories from other adopters.
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
04/30/2014 8:41 PM
1 Replies and 760 Views MSS PF popups  760  1 Started by  MC MSS (9.0 S3) has 2 pop ups when the action is taken.  The first pop up tells the user the action they have taken, the 2nd pop up states that the Work Unit has been dispacted, and again what action was taken. We want to change the text in the 2nd pop up, but I have yet to find what piece of code is doing this logic (even with fiddler).  Could someone point me to the right place. Thanks
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by  kimJump to last post
04/30/2014 1:18 PM
2 Replies and 1713 Views IPA Version 10 and GEN Product Line  1713  2 Started by  JimY I am attempting to create a flow that checks for jobs that went into the Waiting Que.  I set up the GEN productline in the login, but when I click on the Build button for the Lawson Query Node it only shows my application productline PROD.  Am I  using the wrong node or is there something else I am missing  Thank you.   Product version is: 2014-02-11 03:37:11
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by  JimYJump to last post
04/26/2014 5:54 PM
4 Replies and 1241 Views ProcessFlow Performance issues  1241  4 Started by  Leonard Courchaine We're in the testing phase of a very aggressive project to move our Lawson platform from HP/UX to IBM/AIX.  Everything appears to be going fine except we're seeing some major performance issues around using ProcessFlow Designer tool.  As an example, in the Eclipse Designer tool, when opening and retrieving the list of flows on the server, the list comes back in less than a second.  On the new box (which is far more powerful in about every way) it takes about 18 seconds.  Then...
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by  WoozyJump to last post
04/25/2014 10:18 AM
5 Replies and 2416 Views How to pass variable value into Landmark transaction  2416  5 Started by  Taras I need to find specific record in PfiWorkunitVariable table. In order to do this I try to use Landmark transaction with following parameters: _dataArea='lmstglpa' & _module='pfi' & _objectName='PfiWorkunitVariable' & _actionName='Find' & _actionOperator='NONE' & _actionType='MultipleRecordQuery' & _pageSize='30' & _filterString='VariableValue = \'0010003781\'' & UniqueID With hard-coded value it works well but as soon as i tried to use variable it stop work...
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by  TarasJump to last post
04/23/2014 9:43 AM
1 Replies and 982 Views HR Teminations  982  1 Started by  Daniel HR want a flow that blanks certain fields in HR11 when an employee is terminated either through PA100 or PA52. I am not sure of how to do this as it has been awhile since I built a flow. Is there a trigger for this Thanks for any help Daniel Burrus, PMP Enterprise Business Systems Analyst Special School District of St. Louis County
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by  DanielJump to last post
04/01/2014 7:06 PM
2 Replies and 1260 Views Calling a stored procedure in process flow  1260  2 Started by  Ludy I need to create a process flow that will make a call to a stored procedure (which calls an AS/400 RPGLE program to get back a value for an invoice group).  This procedure will pass a blank parameter and will expect to get back a group value.   To test, I created a simple flow that has an SQLUPD node where I do -- call  .LSS6235 ().  Then I have a branch node to test if the call was successful.  If yes, sends an email showing the invoice group value that was retrieved...
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by  LudyJump to last post
03/27/2014 10:00 AM
1 Replies and 949 Views PF 9 MSS remove ability to see / write messages in inbasket  949  1 Started by  MC We are on PF 9  and in MSS we want to remove from the inbasket the ability for our managers to write / see the messages folder.   Is there a way to remove this within security (or any where else).  We have built a custom inbasket display and really would like the managers to not see any of the delivered options (folders / messages / history). Is there a way to do this also    Thanks !
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by  MCJump to last post
03/25/2014 6:05 PM
0 Replies and 773 Views Transaction Counts  773  0 Started by  FireGeek21 We need to report on the number of transactions we do. I can get transaction history from the HRHISTORY, BENEFIT, EMPLOYEE and EMDEPEND.  Here's the issue, EMPLOYEE and EMDEPEND tables only capture the latest change to a person's record.  I am looking to capture this information for a month/quarter/year - a look back of sorts.  HRHISTORY and BENEFIT capture a running history of all changes - easy to capture in a Crystal Report. Has any one used process flow to capture transacti...
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03/18/2014 3:25 PM
3 Replies and 997 Views Using the syscommand to execute gpg  997  3 Started by  JimY I have flow that I am using for testing purposes and I am writing the following out to a bat file and then trying to execute it using the syscommand. &91;code&93; 'gpg --recipient \'ING\' --output \'D:\\putty\\gpg_help.txt.gpg\' --encrypt \'D:\\putty\\gpg_help.txt\'\r\n' 'ftp -s: d:\\putty\\jimcmds' &91;/code&93;      When it gets executed I get the message that it does not recognize gpg as a command.  If I run the bat file from the command line ...
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by  JimYJump to last post
03/16/2014 1:12 PM
1 Replies and 969 Views Capture and store the approver id of an process flow user action in database  969  1 Started by  L G Hi I am trying to capture the logged in user who approves/rejects a particular workunit in inbasket and then store it in custom table field within Lawson via an AGS call within Lawson. Is there any way to capture the user id and store it into a variable while the user approves the workunit within processflow or do I need to check into some workunit history table to capture the same This is V10.
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by  L GJump to last post
03/16/2014 9:42 AM
0 Replies and 569 Views PA52.4 Transaction Node - AGS error: Must inquire on code before adding, FldNbr _f1  569  0 Started by  Chris12 I am trying to add a PA52.4 entry via Process Flow using a transaction node. I keep on getting the below error AGS error: Must inquire on code before adding.  Below is my AGS call ...... ANY HELP IS APPRECIATED !!!! _PDL=TEST6&_TKN=PA52.4&_EVT=CHG&_RTN=DATA&_LFN=ALL&_TDS=IGNORE&FC=A&PCT-COMPANY=9009&PCT-APPLICANT=&PCT-EFFECT-DATE=&PCT-ACTION-CODE=XNE-HIREAP&IMMEDIATE-ACTION=Y&PCT-NEW-VALUE-1r0=&PCT-NEW-VALUE-1r1=&PCT-NEW-VALUE-1r...
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03/12/2014 2:36 PM
0 Replies and 952 Views displayexec for journal entry approval in smart offic  952  0 Started by  oakes Has anyone created a displayexec for journal entry approval in smart office  Any help appreciated.
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03/11/2014 12:24 PM
1 Replies and 1753 Views LTM - how to trigger process flow using a different job scheduler  1753  1 Started by  Vitas I'm building a job stream with a 3d party scheduling tool that will first launch an lpd flow, then based on a succesful completion, launch an S3 job, then upon successful completion, launch a SQL script against a SQL Server database. I think I have steps 2 and 3 covered. It's the first step - launching an lpd flow outside of Landmark, that is puzzling. I've read where some Admins out there have already tackled this issue. Any insight or advice would be greatly appreciated! -------------- ...
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by  WoozyJump to last post
03/05/2014 10:15 AM
1 Replies and 1071 Views Does ScanFileClient wait for complete file b4 processing?  1071  1 Started by  ShawnV We are looking to use ScanFileClient and our technical team asked if the ScanFileClient application waits for the file to be completely written before it sends it to process flow.  We have a number of large files that take time to be written to the file system.  They are afraid the file will be 'processed' before the full file has been written.  Thanks in advance for any feedback. Shawn Van Sluys
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by  WoozyJump to last post
03/03/2014 2:37 PM
1 Replies and 1399 Views Invoice approval display exec  1399  1 Started by  redluv Looking to start using Process Automation for invoice approval.  Does anyone have a display exec for invoices they could share Thanks ....
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by  redluvJump to last post
02/28/2014 3:00 PM
1 Replies and 927 Views HRUA node in 9.0  927  1 Started by  MC I am using the HRUA (HR User Action) node, and in the drop down for the Company  / employe I am getting a very small list of variables.   Why am I not seeing all
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by  MCJump to last post
02/27/2014 10:07 AM
2 Replies and 1243 Views Java to remove non-alpha characters  1243  2 Started by  MC I need a Java routine that I can put in to my PF to remove the non a-z charaters (upper and lower) from the employee name and compress the remaing good characters into a string.
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by  MCJump to last post
02/18/2014 8:22 AM
2 Replies and 1193 Views PA52 separation process flow  1193  2 Started by  Nancy I am trying to create a separation process flow that will be entered my managers and then approved by HR staff.  I can get the separation flow to create the inbasket - but when we click on the item in the inbasket we don't get anything. Any help would be appreciated.   I don't know how to get the inbasket to show details of the personnel action that will help HR in deciding to approve or not approve the action. thanks,
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by  NancyJump to last post
02/13/2014 11:12 AM
4 Replies and 2381 Views how to trigger process flow using a different job scheduler (ex. ESP)  2381  4 Started by  Conrad I have a project where I will be receiving an invoice payment file from a 3rd party vendor. can we use a different job scheduler trigger ap520
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by  Rob ConradJump to last post
02/10/2014 9:21 PM
7 Replies and 1991 Views su to lawson  1991  7 Started by  Mick WHen we try to run a flow no matter the system commad we are doing ... Something as simple as 'whoami'. getting the message cannot su to lawson. No where have we tried to su to lawson. when we logon we are logging in as lawson.. any ideas
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by  MickJump to last post
02/03/2014 3:32 PM
2 Replies and 1382 Views Process Flow -  1382  2 Started by  Mick Hello again, UNIX/AIX 6.1 - LCT When running command pfserv ping all I'm getting: Process flow RMI Server is running Event Manger is not running ProcessFlow Serve ris nto running Process Flow Scheduler is not running I have stopped and started websphere, bpm, pfserv stop all, pfserv kill all, to no avail. any suggestions would be appreciated. Thank you
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by  MickJump to last post
02/03/2014 2:44 PM
2 Replies and 1744 Views Lawson to Infor XM process flow issue  1744  2 Started by  John Crudele We are interfacing Lawson to their Inofr XM T&E product. I have a flow that is suppose to update the Vendors. it errors during the second Assign node. Here is the JAVA if (ACTION == 'D')  localActiveStatus = 0 else  if (VEN_VENDOR_STATUS == 'A')   localActiveStatus = 1  else   localActiveStatus = 0 Here is the error ErrorLog in Process : XM_ExpOneVendor_V03 Workunit : 2820, ActivityType=ASSGN, ActivityName=Assign2440, ActivityId=ASSGN13 Date:...
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by  WoozyJump to last post
01/27/2014 9:45 AM
0 Replies and 1088 Views User Action - Infor Lawson Form  1088  0 Started by  KB I am trying to add an Infor Lawson Form to an inbasket.  The Token and Productline fields are no problem filling those in.  What format should the values be in for the key fields   Is it simply , Or something else Thanks!
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01/21/2014 1:53 PM
0 Replies and 1246 Views IPA with Multiple Product Lines?  1246  0 Started by  Carl.Seay Has anyone implemented Process Automation with multiple Product Lines  The IPA Product Line has to match the LSF Product Line.  You can install multiple instances of IPA, for each Product Line, but LSF appears to only link to one IPA Product Line.  The LSF has a variable called lpsDataArea, that is set to the IPA Product Line.  I'm assuming this means you can only trigger services from this one Product Line.  Can you link LSF to multiple IPA Product Lines...
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01/21/2014 11:03 AM
2 Replies and 1655 Views Process Flow 10 - Approval From Forwarded Email  1655  2 Started by  timbomom Sending email notifications for invoice and req Approvals (Approve button) from a User Action in  a process flow to Employee A.  (client wants to do approvals via email).  During UAT, had Employee A forward the approval email to Employee B (Employee B is not an approver).  In the forwarded email, Employee B pressed 'Approve' button and the approval goes through as Employee A.  Is there any way to prevent this
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by  timbomomJump to last post
01/09/2014 8:58 AM
7 Replies and 1150 Views LPA scheduled flows  1150  7 Started by  Gary Padgett I have set up several flows to run once daily.  Some are supposed to run at night, some in early morning.  It looks like the first iteration of each of these ran when it was supposed to, but all subsequent runs are running at midnight.  I am sure I missed something in my schedule setup, but I don't know what.  Can someone provide a little guidance  Thanks in advance.
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by  Gary PadgettJump to last post
01/07/2014 4:11 PM
1 Replies and 3342 Views IPA error  3342  1 Started by  EricS We are on LSF, LMK 10.0.4, IPA 10.0.4, Windows 2008 R2 using LSF security.   We have a requisition approval flow built that sometimes works and sometimes does not.  After a couple of weeks worth of digging I've not been able to figure out what is going on.   I have a user action node that is trying to create the inbasket work for some users and failing with the error message below.  We have gone through all of our user set up to make sure that all approvers...
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by  EricSJump to last post
01/06/2014 11:45 AM
1 Replies and 1385 Views unable to connect to grid registry  1385  1 Started by  Gary Padgett I am having issues in my production system with programs such as RQ10 trying to trigger workunits after converting from PFI to LPA.  I see log file entries containing the message I will include below.  There is a little more verbiage in the LPSforLSF_7034.log file in $GENDIR/bpm.  Here is an example - apparently at the point where the program is checking to see if Processflow is enabled, service is enabled, etc. &91;2013-12-18 21:17:01&93; &91;LPSJNIUtil&93; Exception encou...
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by  Gary PadgettJump to last post
01/06/2014 11:33 AM
4 Replies and 1531 Views Process Flow Language  1531  4 Started by  Deleted User Can anyone provide any insight to what language process flow uses  We are trying to make changes to existing flows and copying them for revisions to create new flows.  It's a Frankenstein operation! If anyone could give us some insight into the type of code or what some of the numberic/symbol combinations mean, it would be appreciated.  Any information, we would be so happy for! Lauren
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by  WoozyJump to last post
01/03/2014 1:10 PM
4 Replies and 2015 Views Concatenating Jobs on a Process Flow  2015  4 Started by  Tony Rubi We are creating a process flow and we need to concatenate a set of jobs, so that after the first job is completed the second one starts, and the third one starts after the second and so on... Now we are creating a process flow and passing each job as a system command node, then putting a user action node after it so that it checks if the job is still active (with a web run).  The entire flow is working fine except that we have to wait at least one hour from one job to the next as...
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by  Kyle JorgensenJump to last post
01/02/2014 10:43 AM
1 Replies and 1114 Views Dynamic email and notify message contents  1114  1 Started by  timbomom I need to create email and user action notification message bodies that are very dynamic. Using email attachments is not a real option per the requitements I have. As far as I can tell my choices are to use Msgbuilder or import pre created text from a file. What I was wondering was could I use javascript to create the html content at run time
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by  WoozyJump to last post
12/30/2013 2:24 PM
2 Replies and 1624 Views pflow_user.js in IPA?  1624  2 Started by  Kyle Jorgensen Some time ago I submitted a topic that discussed how to create custom javascript functions without modifying the 'pflow.js' file. What I learned is that there is an undocumented (or poorly documented) feature where you can create a 'pflow_user.js' file and fill it full of your favorite custom javascript functions. It's awesome and we quickly started creating several custom functions and began using them throughout out flows. We're beginning to explore upgrading from PFI to IPI (IPA). ...
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by  Kyle JorgensenJump to last post
12/19/2013 7:57 AM
2 Replies and 1052 Views WEBRUN timeout for multistep jobs  1052  2 Started by  MarkH2002 I am working on a pflow that will run a multistep job using the WEBRUN node.  If this multistep job has 16 steps and I use the &WAIT=true is there a danger of process flow timing out waiting for the WEBRUN node to complete  The 16 steps run fairly quickly but if there is a higher volume of transactions I'm not sure if pflow will timeout and stop the workunit
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by  Kyle JorgensenJump to last post
12/18/2013 12:31 PM
19 Replies and 4904 Views Resource Query Node  4904  19 Started by  amylynanderson I am thinking this is a configuration issue but I am not sure where to look. Is all I am doing is using the id variable I have to select the RM to return the email address to be used in an email node.  I have getting an error about false Boolean.
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by  AngelaJump to last post
12/17/2013 3:45 PM
2 Replies and 1425 Views Array variables after user actions  1425  2 Started by  timbomom Declaring arrays in start node a tarray new Array() or tarray2 new Array(2). Setting array values in assign node and in assign node javascript. Have other start node variables of other types, string, integer, boolean. Notice that the array variables do not persist through a user action node but the other variable types do persist. Is this a bug I can not find documentation on this. Suggestions
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
12/17/2013 5:31 AM
3 Replies and 1734 Views Process flow  1734  3 Started by  ttredwell Good morning, I am having difficulty trying to figure out how to obtain the user names for the approvers for a reqApproval process flow.  Since we have the scenario were requesters can also be approvers our flow needs to determine if the requester is equal to the approver and if so then the process  needs to bump up to the next lvl.   The approvers are set up in the tasks/filters in the Infor Rich Client (LTM).  Is there any way that I can pull that information to be us...
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by  EricSJump to last post
12/13/2013 11:36 AM
4 Replies and 1138 Views Write entire DME Query result to file without field definition?  1138  4 Started by  ShawnV Is there a way to write a DME Query result to a FileAccess node without writing it field by field.  For example, if I query the Employee table for Company, Employee, LastName, is there a way to write the 3 fields to the FileAccess node without defining them as query_Company, query_Employee, query_LastName  It would be nice to just write out the entire line or the entire file like query_* Thanks for any help in advance. Shawn
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by  jamesracesonJump to last post
12/10/2013 8:49 AM
0 Replies and 842 Views RPG samples using API  842  0 Started by  Gerard Hon my client is running on 10.1 and trying to get hold of some RPG samples which uploading sales order from their eCommerce to M3 through API. Could you please help to share with me
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12/05/2013 10:25 PM
3 Replies and 1181 Views Date issues within LPA  1181  3 Started by  Frankie Hennessey I am trying to convert a String Date with a format of mm/dd/yyyy received from a query of a table into an AGS format of yyyymmdd. I have tried a number of DATE to string and String to DATE functions but none of them are working. Could there be something wrong with one of our LPA setup functions  Has anyone else been having Date conversion issues
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by  Frankie HennesseyJump to last post
12/05/2013 3:35 PM
1 Replies and 927 Views LPD Variable Undefined  927  1 Started by  KB Getting numerous Variable Undefined results when I try to use the ctrl space to put a value from a returned query into the results.  Is there some trick  Wonder if I have a problem with the IPD client version I am using
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
12/04/2013 6:17 AM
9 Replies and 3454 Views SQL Query vs Query Node  3454  9 Started by  JudeBac I am just curious to know if there is a rule of thumb on when to use the SQL Query and Query node.  I am bias towards SQL Query, however, most of the time, Query node code is shorter and you do not have to figure out the table/file relations specially if you build the code using the Query builder. On the other hand, I can write SQL with no tool assistance (very experienced). This thought came about when I am creating a query on tables EMPLOYEE, PAEMPLOYEE, POSITION, JOBCODE. Thanks, ...
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by  Mr BillJump to last post
12/02/2013 5:01 PM
10 Replies and 3380 Views Process Flow Administrator  3380  10 Started by  Willie I am trying to setup a backup administrator but keep getting the user does not have Process Flow Administrative privileges. In LSF9 user has SuperAdminRole and has Process Flow role, setup same as myself. In LID he is sysadmin again same setup as myself. In PF Admin his user profile is the same as mine. He can run flows locally no problem but when we try to run the flow on the server he gets the privilege error. The PF Config file does has only the lawson user in it so my id is not there. What a...
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by  georgeJump to last post
11/27/2013 1:46 PM
2 Replies and 1273 Views Application Filtering Question - IPA/IPD  1273  2 Started by  KB Is the Application Filtering button on the user action node the way to do category filtering now in IPA/IPD Trying to find any documentation on the field and I keep coming up empty.
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
11/22/2013 9:16 AM
0 Replies and 755 Views Allow PFI users to change pwd ?  755  0 Started by  Accentia ME Hi all, Plz i need to know if there is a screen allowing pfi users to change their passwords, as we aren't using adam authentication in M3 BR, Hicham
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11/20/2013 8:28 AM
1 Replies and 1392 Views PO30 bill only processflow  1392  1 Started by  cindy MHSIL I am a newbe at processflow integrator (never written a flow)  We only have one in house running and no one here has any working knowledge of it.  I do have manuals,  I am a programmer for 25 years.  I need to know if others can give me instructions on what task icons to use and the build steps of triggers....   I have the business steps run  PO254, then goto PO30 and key these in one by one and receive all then print & release.  I want to automate thi...
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by  Kat VJump to last post
11/19/2013 2:14 PM
3 Replies and 1737 Views Landmark Transaction query question  1737  3 Started by  Jessica M I have created a process flow to create an employee information file that will be sent to a vendor.  They need the employee number of each employees manager.  I have been told by our HR manager to use the Direct Supervisor number to get the managers employee number.  As far as I can tell, Employee.DirectSupervisor relates to WorkAssignment.AssignmentIsSupervisor.   Landmark transaction string: _dataArea='ltm' & _module='hr' & _objectName='WorkAssignment' &...
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by  WoozyJump to last post
11/14/2013 3:48 PM
1 Replies and 1069 Views AP30.4 Invoice Cancel usng AGS call  1069  1 Started by  desichet We created AGS call to cancel Invoices using required Key Field on the screen. It working when Invoice is found, but when Invoice is not found, its cancelling next Invoice for that Vendor !  Does anyone know how to fix it Thanks for the help.
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
11/13/2013 3:28 PM
0 Replies and 712 Views Create APHLDINV record  712  0 Started by  Ludy I need to create an APHLDINV record using process flow.  What ags call should I use for this Thanks, Ludy
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11/12/2013 11:30 AM
0 Replies and 950 Views Running IPA S3Query from Designer gives error  950  0 Started by  Lynne I'm having an annoying problem with IPA on our test server.  I have an S3 query in a PF that runs fine if I upload it to the server.  If I just try to run it on the server from the designer, I get the following login error: S3 Query S3Query7800: Executing S3 queryROD=TEST&FILE=REQUESTER&FIELD=REQUESTER;NAME&OUT=CSV&DELIM=~ host:, user:lawson Variables in Process: lastReturnMessage = Login Failed I can do this on the prod...
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11/11/2013 1:52 PM
3 Replies and 1924 Views Where are IPA Inbasket messages stored in the database?  1924  3 Started by  boardsh80 Hi all,    As part of a workflow in PFI, we scrap messages written for inbasket items, put them in a file, and send them to our document imaging system.  In PFI this was accomplished by querying a combination of LOGAN.WFMSGHDR and LOGAN.WFMSGDTL  We are upgrading to IPA and these nodes did not convert properly.  We put in a few test messages on some inbasket items and looking in the IPA Landmark database, there is a table called PfiMessage that appears to have most o...
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
11/07/2013 8:59 AM
6 Replies and 9146 Views ProcessFlow Tutorials  9146  6 Started by  jph826 Can anyone recommend any ProcessFlow tutorials or training guides Thanks
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by  steve fingerJump to last post
11/05/2013 11:13 AM
4 Replies and 1219 Views Inbasket folder display for RQ10- multiple companies  1219  4 Started by  Lynne We are a multiple company hospital, and we just discovered that inbasket folder display of RQ10 will not display for a requition of another company by just passing the requester and req.  RQ10 displays as your default and you have to enter in the company and inquire in order to display the req.  I thought I could fix this by adding company to the Form Fields Definition for RQ10.  It is not working and I am wondering if this is possible.  When in the Portal, we cannot get by...
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by  LynneJump to last post
11/04/2013 12:31 PM
6 Replies and 2781 Views Trigger flow in IPA  2781  6 Started by  Lynne Hi- Can anyone tell me if it's possible to manually trigger an IPA flow  I am referring to the 'Trigger a Flow' function in bpm/ for Eclipse Designer.  I do not see anything similar under 'Process Server Administrator' on the Landmark side.  Thanks!
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by  Dave LisJump to last post
10/29/2013 10:45 AM
4 Replies and 1414 Views Retreiving RM Id via Process Flow  1414  4 Started by  Chad Dirst I have a flow that needs to retreive the RM Id in LDAP using the Company/Employee number. The flow is currently setup and working, however, it does this for approximately 28K records.  The issue I am having is related to run time.  This is taking in upwards of 12 hours. Can anyone offer any assistance on performance enhancments or maybe another solution Thank you, Chad
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by  Bob CanhamJump to last post
10/25/2013 9:40 AM
2 Replies and 1077 Views Display variable through DisplayExec  1077  2 Started by  Accentia ME Hi, we are working on creating DisplayExecs for ProcessFlow Inbox in Smart Office. We have defined a globale variable initialed at the Flow Start. when customizing a 'file.xml ' to be defined on DisplayExec, how we have to call this variable to be displayed on inbasket. Best regards  
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by  Accentia MEJump to last post
10/22/2013 12:40 PM
0 Replies and 915 Views How to define a DME for M3?  915  0 Started by  Accentia ME Hi all, Please i need to know how can we create a Data service (DME) for M3 (not S3). I'm triying to call an M3 API from an xml file used in displayExec. Thank you.
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10/21/2013 4:26 AM
2 Replies and 1288 Views Automate menial task  1288  2 Started by  JonA We have several departments that will enter a req for an invoice for services rendered. There is no value added for the buyer to turn that req into a PO.  It's just menial clerical work.  I want to create a flow that will check the POINTERFAC table for data related to a specific buyer code. If that req loc exists then kick off a PO100 job and then notify the requester with the PO number via email. My PF skills are basic. Looking for some help.
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by  JonAJump to last post
10/18/2013 2:37 PM
8 Replies and 1391 Views Surpress Related Links tab in LPA Inbasket  1391  8 Started by  LisaN We don't want our users to see the 'Related Links' tab when they select their work item in the inbasket. Is it possible to remove or supress it We are LPA and Landmark, Portal, 9.0.1 MSP9 / ESP12.
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by  LisaNJump to last post
10/18/2013 1:19 PM
3 Replies and 1157 Views Simple Custom Inbasket Exec??  1157  3 Started by  SP How hard is it to build a custom inbasket exec to display a couple of pieces of data that have already been read into variables and, then allow the user to enter a single piece of data directly into a field on the inbasket exec, click approve (or whatever action name), and then have the entered piece of data available as a work unit variable for further processing downstream in the flow
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
10/18/2013 11:33 AM
0 Replies and 856 Views Need AGS call to update PA49.1  856  0 Started by  gyoung Using Java to run an AGS call to update PA49.1.   Only examples I have are AGS call inserts on a completely different form.  How does one do an AGS call which identifies the key fields to update the row in the database  Does anyone have an example AGS update call for this form I have a screenshot of the lawson upoad, and it lists 4 fields at the top: PTS-COMPANY, PTS-EMPLOYEE, PTS-TEST, PTS-SCHED-DATE.   Are these the identifying key fields for the row  I...
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10/16/2013 9:30 AM
9 Replies and 1634 Views Display Design Studio form in InBasket from a User Action Approval  1634  9 Started by  JoeS Is it possible to associate/display a Design Studio form from within a users Inbasket when a user goes to take action  Thanks.
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by  Dave LisJump to last post
10/15/2013 1:11 PM
0 Replies and 981 Views LTM Database Trigger  981  0 Started by  Dave Lis IN LTM I would like to kickoff a processflow after a candidate has applied to a job that will check the JobReqQuestion table and if the candidate has answered YES to any of the questions send a notification and email to some HR representatives letting them know that a candidate has applied for a job but further investigation is needed. I was thinking that the trigger for the service would be a database trigger on the JobApplication table. Has anyone done this or know the best way for me ...
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10/11/2013 3:05 PM
6 Replies and 1301 Views LTM Hire Processflow  1301  6 Started by  Dave Lis Hello, In LTM, on the Requisition Dashboard - Hire tab, when a user right clicks on a candidate and selects the Hire action, the Hire Processflow is kicked off.  Inside of the Hire processflow I would like to automatically Disposition all the other candidates with a disposition reason of 'Rejected'.                                &nbs...
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by  WoozyJump to last post
10/11/2013 9:15 AM
7 Replies and 1447 Views How can we use a UserAction with a loop ?  1447  7 Started by  Accentia ME Hi every body,   So I'm a beginer on PFI and i’m trying to develop a flow where i get users ID from a table (with sql query), and i set each one in a User Action (via a variable). but when i run it i get the 'read timed out' error. And when i read the PFI developpers guide, i discovered that it's not recommanded to put a usee action into a loop. so i hope that you show me other solutions to do this. Thank you !!
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by  Accentia MEJump to last post
10/10/2013 5:40 AM
1 Replies and 1083 Views Need AGS call to Update Discount Amt on AP31.1  1083  1 Started by  desichet AP31.1 accepts Discount Amount but does not have Key fields and Change Button.  AP30.3 is main form to make  Invoice changes but discount Amt is on seperate form. Is there a way to update Discount Amt using AGS call
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by  Bob CanhamJump to last post
10/09/2013 10:13 AM
2 Replies and 2571 Views IPA SQLQRY Node  2571  2 Started by  brainet I am trying to set up a simple flow that reads an SQL table and send an email. I have set up my jdbc drive in the designer and have placed the sqljdbc4.jar file on my PC as well as in the /system/LPA/jar directory on the Landmark Process Server. When I run the flow I am still getting the error ' 'JDBC Driver sqljdbc4.jar not found in classpath. Please add jdbc driver to Lawson Process Server classpath.' If anyone has been able to configure their system for this node, I would appreciate any hel...
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by  Dave LisJump to last post
10/09/2013 9:11 AM
8 Replies and 2326 Views IPA Scheduler  2326  8 Started by  Lynne Does anyone know where to look in IPA to see all the scheduled PFs  I have a 'My Scheduled Actions' that shows what I have scheduled.  I need to see anything scheduled by anyone like I can in the PF Designer's 'Scheduler'.  Thanks!
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by  WoozyJump to last post
10/03/2013 10:30 AM
2 Replies and 1186 Views IPA configuration fields  1186  2 Started by  Lynne Does anyone know where the 'classic' configuration fields are defined  Specifically, I am trying to find  _configuration.main.Classic.dataArea.  I have looked in rich client:   >Process Server Administrator>System Configuration>main  I can find the other configuration variables like _configuration.main.LTM_FTPSourceDirectory.  It seems what I can't find is the 'Classic' connection type. Thanks!
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by  LynneJump to last post
10/02/2013 2:12 PM
10 Replies and 2730 Views IPA Server Architecture  2730  10 Started by  troelofs After reviewing the install guide for Landmark Technology (and IPA), I'm wondering how other people have set up the server architecture for Landmark if you are only going to use it for IPA (at this point). Did you install the Landmark runtime on the same server as your Lawson applications or on a separate server If you go with a separate server, can you just point IPA at a new Lawson application server when you upgrade to version 10 or would you need to set up a...
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by  troelofsJump to last post
10/01/2013 9:43 AM
7 Replies and 1282 Views Dynamic Columns in SQLNode  1282  7 Started by  d Is there a way to loop through the results of a SQL query without having to specify the actual name of the column For Example; If there is a SQLQuery node that returns a bunch of results. I know inside of the SQLNode loop I can do something like: SQLQuery3040_1 SQLQuery3040_2 SQLQuery3040_3 To get the data returned in column 1,2,3 but as soon as I try to build the SQLQuery counter SQLQuery3040_testCounter I can't seam to get the data out of the SQLQuery Node. My Code (Note tha...
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by  dJump to last post
09/27/2013 8:52 AM
5 Replies and 1501 Views IPA User Action node not executing  1501  5 Started by  Michael J I am executing a lawson delivered Process Flow, ChangeRelToOrg and the flow gets to the user action, reject, approve or return.  The user will select an action, but the flow does not execute the node.  The proceed action will commence when 'any one recipient takes an action'.  The work assignment ID is HR administrator we are running IPA version Any suggestions
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by  WoozyJump to last post
09/23/2013 2:55 PM
6 Replies and 1490 Views Calling AP190 from PFI  1490  6 Started by  Ludy Hi, I have a flow, PF1, that gets triggered when a user voids a check in CB80.  This flow captures key data info and writes it to a csv file.  This csv file serves as input to another flow, PF2, which puts the invoices associated with this check on hold.  Between PF1 and PF2, AP190 needs to run to reinstate the invoices before they can be put on hold. My question is:  how do I call AP190 from PF1 Thanks, Ludy
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by  LudyJump to last post
09/23/2013 9:46 AM
1 Replies and 1655 Views Does anyone know how to configure WTx for IPA (LPA) Process Flow  1655  1 Started by  amylynanderson I am trying to move our PFI to LPA.  I am getting an error on W TX The system configuration is the following main checked use rmi RMI Host is from RMI Port is from rmi extension - aix time out 60 This is the error message I am receiving: Executing TX Activity TXAdapter7440... TX Activity TXAdapter7440 - Map: GovCustAR Activity TXAdapter7440: java.rmi.NotBoundException: DTXRMIServer Variables:         lastOutputD...
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by  amylynandersonJump to last post
09/20/2013 9:39 AM
5 Replies and 1619 Views Data Iterator  1619  5 Started by  Erin Is there a way of resetting the _nextPosition in a Data Iterator I have an IPA that reads in two variables that are passed in from another IPA flow that represents two separate but similarly formatted files. I have a generic variable 'inputFileName' in my IPA that I set to the first of the two incoming file variables (e.g. inputFileName = FileA.txt) At the end of the FileA.txt file processing I use a branch to see what the inputFileName is set to in order to s...
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by  ErinJump to last post
09/18/2013 3:35 PM
15 Replies and 3271 Views IPA process flow to delete completed action requests and move completed work units to history  3271  15 Started by  Deleted User I am new to Lawson and we just implemented LTM.  I would like to create an IPA process flow to delete completed action requests and move completed work units to history in LTM.  The problem is that I do not know where to start.  I have modified several canned user action process flows but have not done anything across the 'system'.  One post suggests using the custom activity node.  Does that require calling externally created custom code or are there canned process...
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by  amylynandersonJump to last post
09/16/2013 9:39 AM
7 Replies and 2087 Views Problem with Landmark Transaction Node  2087  7 Started by  Jessica M I am trying to create a process flow (in LPA) that will create a csv file with employee info (name, email, direct manager, address info).  I have a different landmark query node for each object I need to get data from (Employee, HROrganizationUnit, EmployeeContact, EmployeeAddress).  The first node which gets the employee number and name works.  In the subsequent queries, I was trying to use the employee number variable from the first query to select the data for the specific empl...
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by  WoozyJump to last post
09/13/2013 12:39 PM
7 Replies and 1607 Views User Action  1607  7 Started by  TommyT I see thta user actions can be specified as a role or as a specific user. Assuming I'm working with a giant table of the world that lists all approval chains by department, is there a way to dynamically(sp) assign the user to the node
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by  Accentia MEJump to last post
09/12/2013 6:39 AM
5 Replies and 3193 Views IPA: Using Landmark Transaction node to pull PFIWorkUnitVariable info  3193  5 Started by  LisaN We are new to IPA and we're trying to fix some of our PFI converted flows that used to use a query node to pull workunit information from the Logan WFVariable table. I've replaced the qry node with the Landmark Transaction node and we're reading the 'PFIWorkUnitVariable' table. The node successfully reads the table and pulls the WU information. However, There are other Lawson Query nodes in the flow that reference certain variable values. In PFI you could simply reference t...
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by  LisaNJump to last post
09/10/2013 6:14 PM
6 Replies and 2162 Views IPA Branch Node - Condition Expression Builder  2162  6 Started by  Margie Gyurisin I am trying to send a form to employees when they change either their address1 or their city and live in PA.  I do not want the form to be sent if they’ve only changed their phone number. I have this formula in the Condition Expression Builder but it is sending the form even when it is only a phone number change.   (qEMP_PROCESS_LEVEL==30 &&qEMP_STATE =='PA' &&oldAddr1!=qEMP_ADDR1) || (qEMP_PROCESS_LEVEL==30 &&qEMP_STATE =='PA' &&oldCity!=qEMP_C...
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by  Kyle JorgensenJump to last post
09/10/2013 12:17 PM
1 Replies and 1187 Views Process Flow Integrator JDBC SSL issue  1187  1 Started by  Wayne Popp We are having an issue connecting to a SQL Server 2008 Database that now requires connecting via an SSL connection.  We are using the SQL Server Query node and in the past we connected fine using the sqljdbc4.jar file to our SQL Server 2008 databases but now when they turn on 'Force Encryption' on the SQL server we get the error 'SQLException: Connection reset'.  We did add the URL parameter 'trustServerCertificate=true' and the flow runs ok locally but we get this error when...
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by  Rob ConradJump to last post
09/06/2013 3:29 PM
8 Replies and 3548 Views Interface from S3 to LTM to GHR  3548  8 Started by  Dave Lis When a new position is created in S3, I want to grab that information and get it into the POSITION table in GHR.  I see two IPA processflows.  One puts the new position data in a table called POSITIONIMPORT and one puts it in POSITIONIMPORTLITE. My question is how does it get from either of these tables into the POSITION table  Should I change the flow I want to use and add the position directly into the POSITION table  Thank you. 
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by  Dave LisJump to last post
09/06/2013 1:05 PM
0 Replies and 935 Views Custom Activity Node - Encoding  935  0 Started by  Brandt I have a need to do an external call (Web Service) and return a potentially complex HTML string for use in a email. I would like to be able to encoding the string on the webservice side and decode it on the flow side before applying it to the email. It seems like the Custom Activity node does but every test I've run returns the same string out as goes in. My settings are: Activity: Encoding Action: convertStringToCharEncodingBytes charEncoding: input: charEncodnign: input:...
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08/28/2013 10:38 AM
6 Replies and 1217 Views Custom triggers for PA02  1217  6 Started by  John Hello. I'm new to this. Has anyone ever created a custom trigger for processflow
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
08/28/2013 6:26 AM
1 Replies and 935 Views Grid properties for JDBC in LPA  935  1 Started by  Gary Padgett Am trying to configure properties in the Grid for my JDBC.jar files.  The help documentation in Landmark is good but this is all new to me.  The particular doc I am looking at is entitled 'Configuing Grid and other properties for Infor Process Automation'.  It mentions 2 properties called and  I cannot locate those properties and am unsure of whether I need to add them and where they would go.  Any ideas Thanks in advance.
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by  Dave LisJump to last post
08/27/2013 3:37 PM
1 Replies and 1378 Views Can you query Landmark IPA from a Design Studio Portal Page?  1378  1 Started by  Ken Stark We have a custom DS Portal Page that runs a DME query to get ProcessFlow workunit information from the LOGAN database.  Now that we are beginning to use Infor Process Automation the workunits reside on a Landmark server.  Does anyone know if it is possible to query Landmark from a DS Portal Page
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
08/23/2013 6:56 AM
4 Replies and 1239 Views X call to AP55  1239  4 Started by  DougAB Here's our scenario: Some of our suppliers charge our corporate credit card immediately when an item is ordered from them.  (we provide some of our suppliers our CC b/c we get $ back on purchases).  Once our CC statement is available, these charges only show who the supplier is, but does not reference any PO number that we sent them (nor Invoice they sent us).  We are trying to find a way to match these charges to the orders.  I spoke with a Lawson business consultant ...
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by  DougABJump to last post
08/22/2013 10:33 AM
7 Replies and 1204 Views Unable to attach a remote files in emails  1204  7 Started by  Accentia ME Hi everybody, When I try to attach a file on a remote server in a MAIL node, the system sends emails without attachment. I want to know if this is a configuration problem or a limitation of the PFI. In this exemple, i set two attached file, the first one is local, and the second one is on a remote server. when i execute the flow, only the local file appear in email . BR, Hicham
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
08/22/2013 10:19 AM
1 Replies and 943 Views Process Flow can not access HR Tables  943  1 Started by  timbomom I am running process flow and it can access tables in BN when using a Query Node.  However, it can't access any HR tables, such as EMDEPEND and EMPLOYEE. Th Query node returns nothing but does not generate an error message. Is this a issue of the permissions on the ID that is accessing Lawson  Any help would be appreciated. Patricia
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by  Bob CanhamJump to last post
08/19/2013 8:08 AM
10 Replies and 2970 Views print or delivera document from process flow  2970  10 Started by  Willie I am able to create an html email using variables etc and email to recipient. I have a similar project where I would like to deliver a similar document to a printer or to the users inbasket. I would like the user to then be able to mail this document to the customer. PDF or some other format would be great. Is this possible via process flow. Thanks. 
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by  George GrahamJump to last post
08/14/2013 8:58 AM
2 Replies and 1568 Views IPA Inbasket filters not working  1568  2 Started by  Margie Gyurisin We are migrating from PFI to IPA and our inbaskets appear as it they are not enforcing the filtering rules. If we turn the filter on, users see no transactions. When turned off, they see all. Has anyone else run into this issue  Can you share how you fixed it, please Thanks.
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
08/13/2013 8:24 AM
5 Replies and 1067 Views Bulk Approval in a single click  1067  5 Started by  Vijay S One of our client(prospect) asked a very interesting question that if Lawson provides a facility where bulk approvals can be approved in a single click (for the same flow). I Haven't come across such a scenario in Lawson as of now  because  there can be different workuinits from different flows resting in  the inbasket at a time Does Lawson provides such facility (either on PFA or PFI)
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
08/09/2013 12:44 PM
5 Replies and 1585 Views CSV file with embedded commas  1585  5 Started by  Terry P I have a CSV file being delivered by an outside agency. It is a CSV file in that commas separate the fields, but they are also putting the ALPHA fields wrapped in double quotes. A typical record might look like this: 12345,'Terry','Pickering','this, that and others' I'm using standard data iterator activity to parse out each field. I also can remove the 'quote' characters. The problem is when I encounter a record where they have embedded the comma in a field surrounded by quotes. The parse...
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by  Terry PJump to last post
08/08/2013 1:24 PM
8 Replies and 2532 Views Adding Users with Resource Update Activity Node  2532  8 Started by  Ari I am adding users from Processflow using the Resource Update Activity Node. The users are being added to LSF9 Security. The RM Information is added correctly. The Identities information is added correctly. The Lawson Environment Information is not added. The user cannot log into Portal until a security administrator goes to the user record in Lawson Security Administrator and adds the Lawson Environment Information. Is this correct behavior or should I be able to fully add the user form the Reso...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
08/02/2013 8:32 AM
9 Replies and 1633 Views PF and record counts  1633  9 Started by  Laura J Hello, I have created my first PF to capture assets from the AMASSET table and dispose the asset if a condition is met. I added an email message to include the asset number disposed. I would also like to build into my email message the number of transactions processed. I am using xxxxxx_RECORC_COUNT but it always returns 0 not the actual number processed. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated on how to return the actual record count of transactions processed.
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
07/27/2013 9:16 AM
2 Replies and 1219 Views Clear MsgBuilder  1219  2 Started by  Thomas Varughese I am developing a process flow that should send e-mail to employee with their contact information in PA12.1 (PAEMERGCNT). One employee can have many contact defined in PA12.1. I use a MsgBuilder to collect all the contact details of the employee and send it by e-mail. My problem is since the MsgBuilder doesn't clear the first employee contact shows in the next employee's e-mail aswell Is there a way to clear the MsgBuilder after the first employee record is finsh in the loop I a...
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by  Thomas VarugheseJump to last post
07/23/2013 2:49 PM
3 Replies and 1962 Views LPA Calling Oracle Stored Procedure Issue  1962  3 Started by  Glenn Melvin Hello, I'm getting the following error:: 'ORA-00900: invalid SQL statement' trying to call an Oracle Stored Procedure: Exec tcsx01.trunc_tcsx01_table('ORA_TABLE_NAME') via SQLTxn Node. LPA 2012-10-11 21:41:29 Connecting to the Oracle db via JDBC. Thanks.
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by  M GrahamJump to last post
07/22/2013 4:08 PM
8 Replies and 2105 Views Web call to Landmark call (Variable Change in Landmark database)  2105  8 Started by  Shane Jones I am trying to update a flow that ran in old process flow to the new IPA and there is a web call to update a field in the process flow database.   It was a Web Call and now it needs to be a Landmark transaction: It is currently a Web program: bpm/xml/ method=Change&workUnit=&variableName=New_Pay&sequenceNumber=11&variableValue= Anyone want to save me some time and toll me what the Landmark Transaction would be  I am thinking it is...
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by  WoozyJump to last post
07/22/2013 12:41 PM
0 Replies and 1203 Views Turning Off Process Flow Logging in LOGAN Database  1203  0 Started by  Chad Dirst Due to a current bug in the process flow purge, I am wondering if there is a way to turn off work unit logging to the LOGAN database.  Specifically I am looking to turn the logging off only on specific flows.  The LOGAN tables I would like to see to written to are the WFACTIVITY and WFACTVAR. Thank you, Chad
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07/22/2013 8:42 AM
5 Replies and 1831 Views Sending error logs to IT.  1831  5 Started by  Kenn We are new to PF and are wondering what the best way to handle errors in flows is.  Obviously if an error occurs then there is an error code but what we would like to do is have  flow run, then kick off another flow that would check for an error log from the previous flow, and if that error log exist, email to our IT department. I don't think I can use a WorkObject node in the parent flow and pass the WorkUnit number to the child flow (although I did get the passing iof the Wor...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
07/18/2013 9:58 AM
1 Replies and 1038 Views UserAction reminders and time-out in Hours or Days?  1038  1 Started by  Deleted User Is there any reason to set UserAction and HRUserAction reminders and time-out periods using the DAYS option instead of HOURS  For example, instead of time-out in 10 DAYS, it would be 240 HOURS  I've been using hours in the Test flows and then updating each node when moving to Production to use days.  It would be easier just to leave them all as hours and use variables for the number of hours so that only the Start node needs to be changed.
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
07/18/2013 7:26 AM
9 Replies and 3632 Views Custom Javascript Functions in ProcessFlow  3632  9 Started by  Kyle Jorgensen What's the best way of using a file with custom javascript functions in ProcessFlow I know I can add to the provided 'pflow.js', but I'd rather not alter delivered code. Is there some javascript expressions I can use inside an 'Assign' node so that it will read my custom functions file I found a few solutions using Google, but they rely on the browser's DOM...which doesn't appear available in ProcessFlow.
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by  George GrahamJump to last post
07/17/2013 10:50 PM
6 Replies and 1942 Views Corrupt workbench.xml File for Eclipse Designer  1942  6 Started by  Kyle Jorgensen Has anyone else experienced a recurring problem I have with my Eclipsed based 9.0.1.x designer client For reasons I haven't been able to figure out, occasionally my designer client will not launch. I get the screen to authenticate; I provide my credentials; it looks like the app will launch...and then nothing.  The app doesn't launch, no residual processes running, etc. With help from GSC (yes, that long ago) I've been able to narrow down that the problem deals with a corrupt 'workb...
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by  jlv6000Jump to last post
07/16/2013 2:12 PM
15 Replies and 2577 Views LPA Version 10  2577  15 Started by  Erin We are using LPA version 10 and when we are in designer we can watch it go through every node on the page (yes, it's that slow).  When inserting records, it takes 1.5 hours to insert 300 records. Does anyone have any insight as to what could cause this  Or anyone who is on version 10 and getting the speed of version 9 Thank you for any assistance.
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by  LynneJump to last post
07/15/2013 6:57 AM
6 Replies and 2094 Views LPA JDBC\DB2Connect to Mainframe DB2  2094  6 Started by  Erin We have LPA Designer version (2012). I have JDBC drivers on my PC and also DB2Connect. However, no matter what I do the connection via JDBC\DB2Connect is not connecting so I can test my process flow. The DBA's assure me that JDBC and DB2Connect is set up correctly on my PC. Even when I move it up the Landmark server it does not connect. Driver I am using:  Database URL: jdbc:db2//db2connect_test.&91;my company&93;.com:50001/DSNT ...
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by  ErinJump to last post
07/12/2013 3:41 PM
3 Replies and 1569 Views REQAPPROVAL1  1569  3 Started by  Nancy We are wanting to implement the lawson delivered REQAPPROVAL1 process flow and have no idea of how to go about it.  Is this flow triggered out of RQ10 and is the code already there or does something have to be added to it Will it also trigger if they are using RQC Is there a specific sevice definition, service variable defn, service criteria level defn and service process defn we need to use to make it work Basically if someone has been through this - I would appreciate all ...
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by  cBreezeJump to last post
07/12/2013 7:15 AM
3 Replies and 2340 Views LPD - Event Hub - LTM/Landmark  2340  3 Started by  Michael Hello, we are trying to trigger a Process Flow off of changes to supervisor status in the Work Assignment in LTM - specifically 'Assignment is Supervisor' - so that security roles can be assigned/revoked via a Process Flow. We don't want to have to touch every 'out of the box' process flow that Lawson provides that makes changes to the Work Assignment.  I've been reading about Event Hub and how to trigger events off of changes to database tables like the WORKASSIGNMENT table but can't find ...
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by  MichaelJump to last post
06/27/2013 3:20 PM
7 Replies and 1711 Views Process Flow - AGS HR11 To delete a userfield  1711  7 Started by  timbomom I can't find any samples on how to DELETE a userfield in Processflow with an AGS call.  I assume I need to use HR11 because I can't get PA52 with a personnel action to work.  Thanks in advance.
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by  timbomomJump to last post
06/26/2013 1:17 PM
13 Replies and 1840 Views Result Variables for a User Action  1840  13 Started by  ajn I have a flow that uses a User Action, does some processing then loops back to the User Action.  The flow can go back to this same user action up to four times.  The User Action contains a variable for the user that the “request for approval” will be sent to along with a variable for the next level approver if the node times out.  The first thing out of the flow I am trying to determine is which of the two users made the approval.  There are variables that come ou...
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by  ajnJump to last post
06/26/2013 8:51 AM
2 Replies and 1169 Views Landmark Trx Node MultipleRecordQuery  1169  2 Started by  Traci I am using LPA 10.0.2 - Landmark Trx node to query the JobRequisition business class for multiple records.  Inside the trx node I have an assign node to format the results of the query then a file node to write the values from the assign node to a .csv file.  When I run the flow locally, the console shows the trx returning multiple results but the .csv file only has one row.  My assign node is a string variable which is the input for the file node.  How do I get all t...
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by  TraciJump to last post
06/25/2013 10:06 AM
2 Replies and 1348 Views Required 'Empty' Record in QUEUEDJOB?  1348  2 Started by  Kyle Jorgensen Is an 'empty' record required in the QUEUEDJOB table in GEN I'm creating a flow that will read this table and pro-actively notify users of jobs in their waiting queue. While testing, I found that all 3 of our environments have an 'empty' record in this table. That is to say the USERNAME, JOBNAME, TOKEN and PRODUCTLINE columns are spaces, the ACTSTARTDATE = '9999-08-03' and the ACTSTARTTIME = '12.34.56'. The curious thing is that this EXACT record exists in all of our environments. I ...
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by  Kyle JorgensenJump to last post
06/11/2013 1:22 PM
10 Replies and 3749 Views Processflow AGS Node  3749  10 Started by  klippe I am attempting to execute an AP16 (Vendor Bank) AGS call when the Vendor Bank Identification changes and it is failing.&160; I&160;determined&160;the AP16 has logic built in that requires an Inquiry first, before the&160;Change can be saved.&160; How would I do this in Processflow using the AGS Node Any help would be appreciated!&160; Thanks. Here is the AGS call: &160; AGS Call: _PDL=DEV&_TKN=AP16.1&_EVT=CHG&_RTN=DATA&_LFN=ALL&_TDS=IGNORE&FC=Change&...
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by  KhuliJump to last post
06/04/2013 7:36 AM
5 Replies and 3821 Views Best way to learn Process Flow  3821  5 Started by  Mary Porter Is the Lawson training the best way to learn process flow Are there other ways that process flow training is delivered My organization doesn't have a training budget but I need to learn process flow and I'm willing to pay for the training myself. I would just like to use my $$ wisely and get the best training available. I appreciate any comments and suggestions.
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
06/03/2013 12:54 PM
3 Replies and 1120 Views Workunit Folder for WorkObject  1120  3 Started by  cBreeze I have a Requisition approval PF. This creates a Work Unit. (And a Work Folder for that unit- that can be seen in PF admin linked to RQ10) If it is a specific type of req (by Vendor), I go to a Work Object and call the 2nd PF. This creates another Work Unit, but not a Work Folder record. I pass almost all of the variable in the workObject and they show up in the wu.log. Just not creating Work Unit folder linking to 2nd Flow. (Would like to have the user be able to drill to ...
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by  JonAJump to last post
05/29/2013 1:27 PM
9 Replies and 2650 Views Process Flow Version Number  2650  9 Started by  Jeff Pratte Is there a Process Flow variable I can include in my User Node and other emails that will display the current version number of the process flow Thanks, Jeff
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
05/24/2013 11:04 AM
0 Replies and 1246 Views Action pending in BPM server  1246  0 Started by  Dave Haskins Anyone got any ideas We are thinking a records has not been craeted somewhere in workunit metrics task or workunit metrics summary The Workunit Metrics table has beenn updated with the user action and work unit queue show staus 3 = Action pending in BMP server Any idea how to get these moving Regards Dave Background :- Lawson 9.0.1 running on Windows with SQLServer on separate server... We encountered BPM issues after rebooting the Lawson server...... This ap...
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05/24/2013 9:13 AM
0 Replies and 2100 Views Missing FUNC parameter when runing a job (cgi-lawson/jobrun.exe) via AGS Call  2100  0 Started by  dd3mp Hi, I have the below set of codes in VB6 to submit a Lawson job via AGS call and I'm getting a 'Missing FUNC parameter' error after the SEND command. The command runs successfully if entered in IE. Any ideas Thanks. Code: Dim MyHttpRequest As New WinHttpRequest strHttpPR134_Run = '/cgi-lawson/jobrun.exeFUNC=RUN&USER=dannyp&JOB=PR134-POS&OUT=XML'>https:///cgi-lawson/jobrun.exeFUNC=RUN&USER=dannyp&JOB=PR134-POS&OUT=XML' MyHttpRequest.Open 'POST', strHttpPR134_...
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05/20/2013 1:17 PM
1 Replies and 1749 Views Using transaction node to update PR13.1  1749  1 Started by  steveh Hi all, I'm trying to update PR13.1 with a transaction node but am running into issues.  I need to update the RES-CODE field for certain deduction codes, however the transaction is expecting the exact line number (r0,r1,r2,etc)... I dont have those... All I have is data from a query that gives the employee, deduction, and company and I know that everybody in the list for that deduction needs the res code flipped to N.  Does anybody have a work around here  I have been unsuccessfu...
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by  Terry PJump to last post
05/14/2013 6:11 PM
4 Replies and 1456 Views Is Java 1.7 okay with PFI  1456  4 Started by  Deleted User For other applications we would like to upgrade our Java client from 1.6 to 1.7. The PFI installation document for refers to Java 1.6. The compatibility matrix shows Java 1.6 minimums. Infor/Lawson says they are still using 1.6. Is anyone using 1.7 with ProcessFlow 9.0.1
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by  Kyle JorgensenJump to last post
05/14/2013 4:00 PM
1 Replies and 1236 Views calling a web service in ProcessFlow Integrator  1236  1 Started by  Gary M. Hi, We have an enterprise workflow automation tool that can call a web service and that our upper management wants us to use .Is it possible to install ProcessFlow Integrator to enable web services that can be used by our enterprise workflow automation tool rather than the workflow that is part of processflow integrator Thanks, Gary
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by  Kyle JorgensenJump to last post
05/14/2013 3:58 PM
0 Replies and 932 Views Using SyssCommand node with AS400  932  0 Started by  Kenn I am trying to use a SysCommand node to run AS400 commands, but it is not working.  Any advise would be apppreciated. I am using option: run program directly (no shell options) with the command: DSPUSRPRF USRPRF(*ALL) OUTPUT(*OUTFILE) OUTFILE(SECPRF/USRPRFOUT) and I am receiving; Executing System Command Activity SysCommand2860..... Full system command: DSPUSRPRF USRPRF(*ALL) OUTPUT(*OUTFILE) OUTFILE(SECPRF/USRPRFOUT) Error while executing System Command activity.
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05/13/2013 12:38 PM
1 Replies and 1102 Views LPA & PFI running side by side  1102  1 Started by  mark.cook I have heard conflicting information as to if you can run LPA and PFI side by side by turning on LPA by service. Has anyone done this or have you just converted all flows at one time I am trying to come up with a roll-out plan so anyone that has done this if you can share some gotchas it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
05/13/2013 8:47 AM
13 Replies and 2509 Views Create a workunit in batch using basic method.  2509  13 Started by  pfguy My question can you do it by just calling the standard api, 1000-processflow and what will the service code be. For example an online program if the from is xt30, would be xt30.1_R  if the routine is called from the Release tab.... If not not really sure what the service will be , how can I get a small batch pgm to display back (can be crude) what the created service code is/was....Make an interactive one, but maybe with no form in it.. So its really a abtch pgm, but testing it intera...
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by  JMJump to last post
05/09/2013 12:36 PM
2 Replies and 1578 Views ProcessFlow COBOL Trigger - No Work Unit  1578  2 Started by  JM Hello - I added basic custom trigger in COBOL (RQ04) and all needed set up in ProcessFLow, but have no work units created. The instructions from ProcesFlow Admin or Developers Guide (9.0.1) don't seem to work for me by some reason. My code is below, can someone advise            PERFORM 500-MOVE-DATA            THRU    500-END. 002680     PERFORM 820-STORE...
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by  JMJump to last post
05/08/2013 10:22 AM
10 Replies and 1309 Views Variables Truncate after User Action  1309  10 Started by  Preston Burdwell ProcessFlow is truncating variables after a user action. Has anyone seen this before
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
05/07/2013 9:36 AM
6 Replies and 2257 Views Triggering PFI from Java  2257  6 Started by  David Burnham Does anyone know if there is a restriction on the number of variables you can pass to a flow when you are triggering the flow from a custom java program &160; Thanks!
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
04/22/2013 3:17 PM
11 Replies and 2246 Views Process Flow Scheduling  2246  11 Started by  Chad Dirst How can I setup five seperate process flows to run consecutivley  I prefer to use existing functionality and not build anything that would call each of these flows individually.  Please advise. Thank you, Chad
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by  Chad DirstJump to last post
04/20/2013 7:22 AM
0 Replies and 1253 Views URL structure  1253  0 Started by  Josue Molina Where can I find the definition of the function 'workdetail' as shown in the url bellow. (FUNCTION=workdetail) /bpm/inbasketFUNCTION=workdetail&WORKUNIT=16539&RDUSER=129290&APPRODLINE=DEV&t=1365598728029 Please help! Thanks!!!
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04/11/2013 7:58 AM
3 Replies and 1254 Views Process Flow Looping  1254  3 Started by  Chad Dirst I have a process flow that reads all GLNAMES records. For each GLNAMES record it determines if an Attribute is associated with it from the AUMXVALUE file.  The attribute contains an RM ID.  Once I have the RM ID the flow performs an RM query to obtain the employee number.  I then utilize the employee number to query the EMPLOYEE file.  All of this works fine except when an RM ID does not have an employee number defined in the LAWSON_EMPLOYEE service.  When an ...
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by  Chad DirstJump to last post
04/10/2013 7:56 PM
0 Replies and 1093 Views Inbasket Messages customization  1093  0 Started by  Josue Molina I need to add the User Full Name besides the Attached by column(User Id ). What's the best approach to achieve something like this Please be as descriptive as possible as I'm new to LAWSON and still trying to figure out the architecture. I'm thinking I would need to add the full name as an attribute to the MESSAGES element, but at this point I don't know how to modify the messages element This is the URL I got from Fiddler /bpm/inbasketFUNCTION=workdetail&WORKUNIT=16539&RDUSER=129290&AP...
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04/10/2013 12:06 PM
2 Replies and 1370 Views Return field that erred in ags from processflow  1370  2 Started by  Matt I've been trying to figure out a way to return the field in error in processflow after an ags call has failed.  For example, I'm running an ags call to PA52.1 and one of the fields has the same value as the current value (which causes it to error).  I'd like to capture which field is in error but for some reason, that particular field is unavailable to use after the ags call is made. Here's part of the xml returned from the ags call: Message>New value is the same as previous va...
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by  MattJump to last post
03/27/2013 1:34 PM
2 Replies and 1491 Views AGS Update to AP20 detail  1491  2 Started by  AJ I have a processflow that is adding a detail record to the AP20.  After the add takes place under some conditions I need to go back and update the record that was just added.  I am having a hard time identifying the record that was just added when there are multiple records.  I thought that I could get return variables from the previous AGS transaction such as and use that to identify the record that was added.  But I am not getting anything returned. I do not see any oth...
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by  AJJump to last post
03/25/2013 10:12 AM
2 Replies and 1247 Views Process Flow Data Comparison  1247  2 Started by  Chad Dirst Thank you for taking the time to review my issue. I am trying to compare an employees termination date to today's date - 30 days.  However, my current setup/logic is not working. Here are the variables I have defined and the condition I am using.  Variables defined in Start Node localCurDay = today() localCurDay1 = AddDay(localCurDay,-30) localCurDay2 = getDateDME(localCurDay1) localCurDateM30 = pfDate(localCurDay2,'yyyymmdd') Javascript condition located in Branch Nod...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
03/20/2013 10:36 AM
3 Replies and 1120 Views ProcessFlow - How to access PA52 changed values that are not defined variables?  1120  3 Started by  timbomom Hi, I am relatively new to processflow.  I have a process flow that I am invoking with a PA52 change.  I have created an action where I want to check a change in the FTE value in order to update a customer field.  I can't find where to access the new and old FTE values from within process flow. Thanks, Patricia
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by  timbomomJump to last post
03/19/2013 10:18 PM
1 Replies and 960 Views How to call RQ10 from User Action Node (Work Tab)  960  1 Started by  Tom Sinkula I'm trying to display the RQ10 screen in the Inbasket by  entering appropriate values in the Work tab of the User Action node.  I can get the RQ10 screen displayed but can't get key values RQH-REQUESTER and RQH-REQ-NUMBER passed and displayed.  If requester and req-number are entered as key values, they both are displayed in the requester line in RQ10.
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
03/19/2013 12:58 PM
0 Replies and 1172 Views Landmark to S3 flows?  1172  0 Started by  George Graham Does anyone know where there is documentation on the standard out of the box flows that interface between GHR and S3 Trying to find what all on the employee comes across.
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03/19/2013 11:20 AM
3 Replies and 1329 Views ProcessFlow to parse csv file  1329  3 Started by  slavo I am relatively inexperienced as a PF designer, I need to parse an input csv file, parse the fields out and write them to a SQL server table.  This should be very easy but I cannot figure out the Data Iterator node at all.  If someone has a simple flow they can shar, I would be very grateful.  CFan email me an example if possible to:
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by  Kevin CubillasJump to last post
03/08/2013 4:12 PM
1 Replies and 2052 Views Change Multi-Step Job Parameters using ProcessFlow  2052  1 Started by  agersh In the past I have used the PF Transaction node to change single step job parameters. I am trying to develop a PF that changes the program parameters for a Multi-Step job (for ex. multiple PR275's). Can anyone provide some assistance on how to perform this task/subject using PF. S3 ProcessFlow      
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
03/07/2013 8:19 AM
6 Replies and 1126 Views Displaying WFMSGDTL in workflow emails.  1126  6 Started by  Brian Espe Currently we are retrieving data from the wfmsgdtl table and displaying it in our flow emails.  When there are multiple messages for the same workunit it just strings them together.  We would like these to be on a separate line in the email.
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by  Brian EspeJump to last post
03/06/2013 3:33 PM
1 Replies and 1372 Views Pulling correct reqline receipt date  1372  1 Started by  Normajean Hello Lawson folks; I am a new member of the Enterprise data warehouse team and am working on the Lawson Supply Chain project. Prior to my coming on board logic had been written to pull the received date for requisition line items by using the following process: 1. join to polinesrc to get the ponumber\poline number for the requisition line (Join is polinesrc.source_doc_n = reqline.req_number and polinesrc.src_line_nbr = reqline.line_nbr) 2. join to porecline to get the...
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by  JonAJump to last post
02/26/2013 2:43 PM
7 Replies and 3034 Views Has anyone called PowerShell from Process Flow?  3034  7 Started by  Tom Sinkula I'm trying to call PowerShell from Process Flow (actually Lawson Process Automation) using the System Command node.  It seems to hang on the startup of powershell and finally timeout.
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by  pbelskyJump to last post
02/21/2013 1:29 PM
2 Replies and 1563 Views Process Flow version on iseries  1563  2 Started by  KJBULLS Hi, we are on iseries an I would like to know the version of the process flow installed. I am looking for univver equivalent command for iseries. Does anyone know Thanks, KJ
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by  Steven GrayJump to last post
02/17/2013 2:43 PM
1 Replies and 1066 Views Display exec: Comments from PA  1066  1 Started by  Anthony I'm trying to display any comments attached to a PA submitted through MSS.  I can't figure out how to call the comments for the action submitted.  How do I do this Thank You
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by  Robert SpurrJump to last post
02/15/2013 3:38 PM
4 Replies and 1728 Views Updating action request parameters via LPA  1728  4 Started by  kw250 In S3, we have several processflows that use custom design studio screens, some of which use forms that allow the approver to update values in the flow.  Because we are replacing some of this functionality, I'm trying to replicate that in LPA for LTM. I was told by the Infor consultant who did our training that we should be able to update the action request via the Landmark node by selecting the action that was used to initiate the process, setting the action request id, selecting Creat...
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by  kw250Jump to last post
02/14/2013 4:28 PM
2 Replies and 1901 Views ScanFileClient example  1901  2 Started by  slavo I am relatively new at PF development, but what I read, I want to use ScnaFileClient to kick off a Flow when someone FTP's a file to a directory.  I know I need to create a ScanFileCLient.cfg   but I don't really know how to use it.  Can someone give be a very simple explanation on how to of ScanFIleCLient  Perhaps an example  We are a Windows shop.  Thanks.
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by  slavoJump to last post
02/12/2013 1:27 PM
6 Replies and 1535 Views getattachrec.exe for specific modified date  1535  6 Started by  Lorena Hi, I have a PF that get the attachment for an specific job code from JOBCODE table. I am using WebRun for this. I would like to get the attachment only if the attachment was modified today. There is a field on L_HJBC name MODDATE that contains the modification date. Does someone know how to do this Thanks, Lorena
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by  Preston BurdwellJump to last post
01/31/2013 2:29 PM
0 Replies and 1318 Views Custom Activity Node - FlowRunner using input data  1318  0 Started by  Frank In ProcessFlow one of the custom activity node built in java beans is the 'FlowRunner' which triggers a new ProcessFlow. One of the options in FlowRunner is to not generate a new workunit (no logan database entries, no logs, etc). Does anyone know how to access inputData in the child process if the no workunit option is used --edited 4:55pm pacific 1/14/2013 - clarified no workunit option is being used, i can get to the data if a workunit is generated, but in this case I want to preven...
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01/14/2013 4:37 PM
5 Replies and 1821 Views CDATA and xml node  1821  5 Started by  Lorena Hi, I am new using Process Flow and xml. One of our vendors is requesting a file in XML format. I was able to built the file using the xml node in Process Flow but I need to include CDATA in one of the elements. The file should look like this: element>br /> /> /> /> /> /> &93;&93;>element>br /> I do not know h...
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by  LorenaJump to last post
01/02/2013 8:02 AM
4 Replies and 1317 Views Reassigning oCatValue  1317  4 Started by  Lynne I am using Process Flow Designer version 9.0.1.  My problem is that I am trying to reassign oCatValue, but it is not a choice in the list of variables in the Assign node.  I tried creating a javascript: oCatValue=NewValue where NewValue is another variable, and that is not working.  Does anyone have any suggestions  Thank you very much.
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by  LynneJump to last post
12/21/2012 6:53 AM
2 Replies and 1594 Views In Basket - User Level Work  1594  2 Started by  Ragu Raghavan I have some user's whose inbasket shows a user id under the 'user Level work' bookmark of the Inbasket (and a * when there are Workunits). For example: Task Level Work   HR Consultant User Level Work   empa_law9 * Others just show a blank (and a * when there are WU;s). Task Level Work   HR Consultant  User Level Work  * As far as I can tell the set up is the same in Resource Manager and the PF admin. What should I be checking for this inconsistency T...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
12/17/2012 8:24 AM
18 Replies and 8248 Views Lawson Process Automation  8248  18 Started by  Survivor I have been trying to find information about Lawson Process Automation (LPA) without a great deal of success.  I would like to find out who is using it and what types of tasks have been accomplished with it. Thanks!
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by  M GrahamJump to last post
12/07/2012 6:14 PM
7 Replies and 4495 Views Converting Dates  4495  7 Started by  KerriR I have variables defined as datevar = Date datestringAGS = String &160; In an Assign node, I have added this javascript datevar= pfDate(qryAppInfo_BIRTHDATE,'yyyymmdd') &160; datestringAGS= getDateAGS(datevar) &160; Where qryAppInfo_BIRTHDATE is a date field from a table.&160;When I run the flow, I get these errors: &160; &160;Exception while evaluating expression: datevar= pfDate(qryAppInfo_BIRTHDATE,'yyyymmdd'); TypeError: Cannot find function substring. (threadScript119) E...
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by  rogowskyJump to last post
12/07/2012 1:56 PM
5 Replies and 1981 Views Web Services Node w XML file that has many records to process  1981  5 Started by  Barb Regnier First I will state I have not ever worked with XML files or the Web Service Node.   We need to build a process flow to take in the St. Croix Systems Purchase Requests XML file which will have many 'records' in it by using the Web Service.   We will then build a file that will be used to create requistions in RQ500.   How can I loop through the XML file/Web Service to get all the 'records'   We also have to turn around and send them back the PO inf...
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
12/05/2012 12:25 PM
0 Replies and 1273 Views How to add BL20.4-Line Options to line 5 and above from a flow  1273  0 Started by  Jose Gonzo How to add BL20.4-Line Options to line 5 and above from a flow We have a flow that adds BL20.4-Line Options to BL20.1-Invoice Entry. It works fine for the first 4 lines (page1) but we get an error for line 5 and above. Any suggestions why it is failing Call to add Options to line 3 (last line on page1). This call works: _PDL=ASGPROD90&_TKN=BL20.1&_EVT=CHG&_RTN=DATA&_LFN=ALL&_TDS=IGNORE&FC=C&OEI-COMPANY=1&OEI-CUSTOMER=27370&OEI-INVC-PREFIX=T1&OEI-INVC-N...
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12/03/2012 1:44 PM
2 Replies and 1358 Views How to get workunit from PO  1358  2 Started by  Ludy If the only data I have is a po_number and I want to find out the workunit associated with this, how do I go about it in Lawson ver 9 In the older version I just go to the Workunit file, DBWFWFW and search for the po_number in the work title to get the workunit. Thanks, Ludy
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by  LudyJump to last post
11/29/2012 8:03 AM
3 Replies and 2272 Views Passing variables to a Process flow  2272  3 Started by  Ludy I have a process flow (1) and in it, I need to trigger another process flow (2) and pass some variables for process flow 2 to use.  How do I do this
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by  LudyJump to last post
11/28/2012 3:38 PM
6 Replies and 2855 Views Using SysCommand Node to run loadrpts - User Needs To Be Assigned A Security Class Error  2855  6 Started by  agersh I have a PF that runs a PA100 job “PA100RPT”.  After the job is completed, using the SysCommand node I am trying to execute the “loadrpts.exe” command (system utility) to load the print files in the PA100RPT print directory into the Print Manager in hopes that this step will allow the print files for this job to be accessible/viewable through the Print Manager.   When the SysCommand node executes the loadrpts command below the following error is returned &ldqu...
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by  agershJump to last post
11/28/2012 3:23 PM
3 Replies and 1146 Views How to call a flow from a .Net app?  1146  3 Started by  Jose Gonzo Is it possible to call a flow from a .Net app If possible, how do you pass some vars to the flow A code sample will be greatly appreciated. Thank you for all your help. Happy Thanksgiving.
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by  Jose GonzoJump to last post
11/28/2012 7:08 AM
0 Replies and 1519 Views processflow services/trigger questions  1519  0 Started by  AJ I have been spinning my wheels here for a while... How do I find out which service(s) are calling a particular processflow and what the associated Lawson form is where this is being initiated I have looked in and cannot seem to find out how a processflow is being 'kicked off'.  I would like to pull up the processflow and see what triggers/services are calling it. I would also like to know if it is possible to determine which field values have been changed...
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11/21/2012 12:53 PM
5 Replies and 1522 Views WebRun - How to read the ErrNbr and ErrStat from the _result property?  1522  5 Started by  Jose Gonzo How do you read the ErrNbr and ErrStat from the _result property of WebRun component Do you use a custom Javascript function Can you provide a sample flow The _result property of WebRun component is in XML format (sample below). The ErrMsg element contains the ErrNbr and ErrStat:   Sample _result property: &93;&93;> Thanks for all your help. Have a great day.  
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by  Jose GonzoJump to last post
11/21/2012 7:28 AM
3 Replies and 3403 Views Eclipse Designer – How to copy a component to the selected position on flow.  3403  3 Started by  Jose Gonzo Do you know of a keyboard shortcut (or any other ‘trick&rsquo to ‘force’ the Eclipse Designer to Paste a component (Assign, Branch, etc.) to the selected position on a flow We have a flow that has grown quite a bit and when we copy and paste a component the Designer puts it on a ‘random’ position (usually at the top of the flow). Wondering if there is a way to force the Designer to do the Paste on the position where the mouse is on the flow. Thanks for all your ...
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by  WoozyJump to last post
11/14/2012 12:01 PM
4 Replies and 1262 Views flow hangs after useraction  1262  4 Started by  Ragu Raghavan Does anybody know what this means After approval from a useraction node, I get this message: ' Action taken approve taken for user , More user Action awaiting for workunit dispatch'. and the flow just stops there. Thanks. Ragu
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
11/05/2012 12:15 PM
5 Replies and 2384 Views Eclipse Deisgner Behavior on Win7 64-bit  2384  5 Started by  Charlotte I have searched the forum, but as yet have found nothing similiar. My issue is with the behavior of the Eclipse Designer tool on my Win7 pc. When I select Tools/Manage Flows, i can see and select the flows on my server, but the Upload button is missing and the dialog box cannot be stretched or expanded. Has anyone else seen this behavior or know of a fix
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/26/2012 12:22 PM
17 Replies and 3085 Views Can you use Global Variables in a SQL query node?  3085  17 Started by  TBonney Is it possible to use Global Procss Flow Variables within your SQL statement in a SQL query  (or update) node The syntax we use for SQL queries is db.schema.table, where the database name is actually the same as the global variable in the process flow. For example, I'd like to be able, within the query statement, to reference it as follows: appProdline.dbo.employee Does anyone know how to utilize (process flow) variables within the SQL statement in your quer ynodes (and, if so, what is ...
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by  TBonneyJump to last post
10/12/2012 9:30 AM
24 Replies and 17210 Views JDBC Setup for SQL Server on Desktop Client  17210  24 Started by  Woozy Hi All, I'm trying to use the SQL&160;Query Node to hit an external SQL&160;Server 2005 database, and I'm not having any success.&160; Whenever I&160;click the 'build' button in the node properties, I&160;get an error.&160; I've put&160;the Microsoft JDBC&160;driver (sqljdbc4.jar) in 'C:\Program Files\Lawson Software\ProcessFlow901\lib', and I've added ';.\lib\sqljdbc4.jar' to the Designer.bat classpath. Within the node, I've used the following settings: &160;&160; Driver:&...
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by  TBonneyJump to last post
10/11/2012 12:51 PM
1 Replies and 1338 Views A process flow request form?  1338  1 Started by  City of Nashua IT Does anyone use a paper or e-form to allow your Lawson end-users to request a new process flow Looking for a form that could be distributed to end-users that would help them frame their process flow request and prompt them for key info to provide to the developer. Any help would be appreciated.
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by  WoozyJump to last post
10/09/2012 4:22 PM
3 Replies and 1500 Views ARCUSTOMER trigger  1500  3 Started by  DougAB we are interfacing our AR customers from our OMS system to Lawson.  We are looking for ways (from a Pflow concept, not a db concept) to identify when a customer record gets interfaced over from our OMS system to Lawson so that we won't resend it over again (conceding that there will be some fallouts from time to time). We tried adding a field on the db to indicate when a record made it to Lawson okay, but soon realized it takes too much time to query these while trying to run the importd...
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
09/13/2012 3:25 PM
6 Replies and 1756 Views Number of items displayed in the inbasket  1756  6 Started by  AG We followed the article in the 'tips and tricks' section for setting the number of items in the inbasket. We applied the setting via the BPM menu however it has made no difference Do we need to restart the server/services or something We are on the AS400 on version 9.X.
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by  KatieJump to last post
09/13/2012 1:46 PM
6 Replies and 2022 Views CustomActivity node with a FlowRunner activity - How to pass information to the child flow?  2022  6 Started by  Jose Gonzo I am developing a flow that uses a CustomActivity node with a FlowRunner activity to call another flow. The Action on the Custom Activity is runFlow. The issue I am having is that I haven't found a way to pass information from the Main flow to the Child flow. Any suggestions on how to do this I've tried to use the flowInputData property on the Input section of the CustomActivity on the main flow, but don't know how to read that property on the Child flow. Thanks for all your help. Have...
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by  Jose GonzoJump to last post
09/13/2012 9:01 AM
4 Replies and 1501 Views Process Flow Feedback  1501  4 Started by  BradF My VP wants me to get some feedback on Process Flow and how it has benefited companies and easy of use. If you could let me know your experience with PFI it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Brad
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by  BradFJump to last post
08/24/2012 1:07 PM
9 Replies and 3270 Views Time accruals screen  3270  9 Started by  Chesca Hello, is there a Lawson screen to view what records are out there in the EMPserv file/table
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by  ChescaJump to last post
08/23/2012 1:13 PM
3 Replies and 2667 Views Adding a proxy approver for Requisitions  2667  3 Started by  Scooter We use processflow for requisition approval. We need a way for approvers (i.e. users) to add a proxy approver while they are out of office, without giving the users access to LOGAN tables used in ProcessFlow Admin Tools. We do not want the users to have direct access to ProcessFlow Admin Tools, and we do not want our IT dept. handling proxy approver updates in ProcessFlow Admin Tools. Has anyone created such a process that ProcessFlow can route requisitions to a proxy user Thanks for...
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by  Kate LiameroJump to last post
08/13/2012 4:20 PM
2 Replies and 1824 Views Identifying correct setup for inbasket link to form fields  1824  2 Started by  ArthurThum Have an inbasket form PO20.1 Need a little assistance in identifying the correct field setup to get it to prepopulate the form when the link is selected. Have the link working correctly but form comes up without the PO displayed. Have keys defined in trigger but I think the form variable def is wrong. Need to know what the field NBR means and where that value is determined and which one the form uses. Anyone knows
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by  ArthurThumJump to last post
08/06/2012 12:21 PM
3 Replies and 1922 Views Back slash character in a ProcessFlow  1922  3 Started by  Deleted User I am writing a process flow that needs to add a back slash character to a record it is writing out (the end of the record type 7 on an ACH tape Child Support Addenda record). Every time I try to assign the back slash character to a variable my process flow client closes ('crashes').  Any thoughts on how I can add this character to my output record
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
07/23/2012 11:06 AM
5 Replies and 2439 Views JS Date issue  2439  5 Started by  Deleted User I am building a process flow that  will require DateDiff to determine an employee's length of service. I have 2 variables, AdjSvcDate and Today that have Date specified for the type and  the default is today(). When I run the flow it retrieves  the correct dates but when determining the variables today() becomes:1.341961925884E12. Executing Start Activity...   Employee = 0   Company = 0   AdjSvcDate = Tue Jul 10 2012 16:12:05 GMT-0700 (MST)   Today = Tue...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
07/11/2012 4:03 PM
4 Replies and 2885 Views add new job - update print distribution  2885  4 Started by  Karen Sheridan My process flow will create a new job and submit it with no problems - but I would like to have the report output distributed; usually that is done in jobdef after the job is created. Is there a way to update this information through a syscmd or some other method via PF TIA, Karen
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by  Karen SheridanJump to last post
07/11/2012 12:42 PM
17 Replies and 2788 Views double quotes in column name - can't assign column to a variable  2788  17 Started by  Steve11 I'm using a query in the SQL Query node and the query references a column called UNION. Well, UNION is a keyword in Oracle (no, I didn't create the table, it's Lawson table) so I have to put double quotes around the name for a valid query. The query works fine but the problem is trying to access the 'UNION' variable in the query (jobGradeQuery_'UNION'). The Assign node does not like those double quotes. When I try to assign the UNION string to a variable I get an error basically stating that...
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by  ShariJump to last post
06/21/2012 11:34 AM
6 Replies and 3795 Views Using Javascript to format numbers  3795  6 Started by  Mike LaCosse We are using ProcessFlow with&160;an 8.0 environment, meaning all of our emails are plain text.&160; To assist with formatting so we can make the emails look a little better, I'm trying to get a 'Double' variable formatted to display 2 decimal places.&160; This is easy to do using the round(var,2) function, but if the variable is an integer it won't display the .00.&160; So we'll see '16' instead of '16.00', but if the variable is 16.49 that will display correctly. Has anyone used a javascr...
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by  Brian EspeJump to last post
06/19/2012 6:00 PM
4 Replies and 1737 Views Capture Emails in ProcessFlow  1737  4 Started by  Robert Spurr Has anyone been able to to capture emails using Processflow.  We currently use the mobile approval solution and for the most part it works great.  Our problem is that individuals using personal devices can't access our system.  I was thinking it would be great if I could provided the inbasket options in the email which would sent it back to a specific mailbox and than Processflow could act on the email.  Just figure out if that is possible. Thanks Robert 
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
06/15/2012 3:50 PM
1 Replies and 1543 Views Can not run PF on server  1543  1 Started by  Lorena Hi, We are on Lawson version 9.0.0. We are working on migrating our system to a new location and upgrading to 9.0.1. In our new box we can not run PF on the server through a PF Designer. The PF run fine in the desktop but we are getting this error when trying to run on the server Unable to connect to the ProcessFlow server Error in connnecting to / at port 16052 Our host company can not figure it out why. Did someone saw this error before Any help will be appreciate it. ...
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by  Karen SheridanJump to last post
06/08/2012 8:09 AM
3 Replies and 2901 Views Determine Next Friday's Date  2901  3 Started by  SP Does anyone know how to determine the exact date of the upcoming Friday in ProcessFlow  I have a flow that needs to run multiple times during a week.  Upon each run, it the flow needs to determine the date for the upcoming Friday and then set that as a job parameter. I was hoping to use something similar to,friday(), but processFlow does not seem to like that.  I presume this is because date.js is not on my server and if it were, Lawson doesn't know anythin...
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
05/31/2012 1:18 PM
2 Replies and 1644 Views Error while processing workunit from mail in PFI Eclipse  1644  2 Started by  Infor.Lawson Hello, I am sending mail notification with Approve Reject Images with hyperlink. I am getting below msg   -   737' returnmsg='Warning: User already took action before. (DB Return Code = 0)' msgtype='Warning' />   Please help.
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
05/24/2012 8:45 AM
5 Replies and 5130 Views PF Professional Designer Install  5130  5 Started by  Kate Liamero We only have process flow professional and i have done the designer, admin console scheduler etc on a couple of PC's with no problem.  I know there is simetimes issues with classpath and law java home but i have had none of these issues except on one latpop and it is driving me crazy.  Wehn we do the PF install it never prompts to install the java virtual machine.  The admin and event magmt console all run with no problems but we cannot get the designer to start.  Err...
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by  Kate LiameroJump to last post
05/22/2012 12:24 PM
2 Replies and 2323 Views PFI flow not getting triggered with Application Messages (CRS424) in M3  2323  2 Started by  Infor.Lawson Hello Everyone, I m trying to trigger a PFI service from M3 Application messages in CRS424. I m using 131 message type which is generated automatically when I receive an item with std. cost is zero. I m getting mail from application messages, which is system generated mail, enabled in CRS424. However, I enabled the PFI and specified the PFI service name but not getting mail from PFI Flow. Please find attached screenshot. I tested the Flow by simulation from Designer mail comes. Bu...
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by  Infor.LawsonJump to last post
05/21/2012 3:39 AM
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