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0 Replies and 1171 Views Position Swap in PA52.5 - through PFI?  1171  0 Started by  George Graham Anyone ever done a transaction to initiate a 'Move From Level' type of PA52.5 transaction I can't seem to get past the 'Must execute the Move from Level special action' soft error no matter what values I use in XMIT-HREMP-BLOCK (as well as some of the other XMIT values. I need to be able to automate the switch of the primary and an alternate position - but just can't get by this error. Anyone done this
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05/02/2012 12:11 AM
4 Replies and 2932 Views PFX Tutorial or Sample  2932  4 Started by  Jose Gonzo I am starting to learn PFX. Anybody has a good tutorial or sample that can share My main interest is how to create an 'entity' in Lawson (customer, activity, etc.) using PFX....something basic that shows the logic how this is done. Thanks for all your help. Have a great day. Jose Gonzo josegonzo66gmail.com
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by  Robert SpurrJump to last post
05/01/2012 3:18 PM
13 Replies and 3879 Views Setting up temporary Approvers  3879  13 Started by  JonA Since the move to 9.0, maintenance of User Task Category Definitions has been a major PITA.&160; One of our facility presidents just went on vacation for 2 weeks and asked that his approval tasks be transfered to the CFO.&160; Which means I had to manually add 165 category values (req locations) to the CFO and in 2 weeks I'll have to delete them.&160; Using Addins in 8.0.3 loading to WF12 was a breeze but we can't with the new PF Admin tool.&160; Doe anybody have any suggestions
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by  Robert SpurrJump to last post
05/01/2012 3:13 PM
7 Replies and 1535 Views Personnel Action Previous Values in a Flow  1535  7 Started by  Bob Canham I am trying to write a process flow that will send out emails to employees based on a Status change that happens.  The email will be different depending on what the status changed from and to.  Does anyone have any ways of getting the previous value of an item in a personnel action  I have tried using the PA66.3, but that isn't letting me parse well to get just the Status items. Thanks
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by  Bob CanhamJump to last post
04/30/2012 3:04 PM
6 Replies and 1958 Views ProcessFlow Email Importance  1958  6 Started by  Eric Bratcher Some emails that we generate in ProcessFlow require action from an end user. Unfortunately those emails are sent to an inbox along with dozens of other notifications messages. We need a way to set the emails requiring action apart from the others. Our first thought was to set the importance of the message to high (like you can do within Outlook). Has anyone discovered a method to set the importance of an email created by the email node
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by  Eric BratcherJump to last post
04/27/2012 1:36 PM
3 Replies and 4668 Views PF Updating Active Directory  4668  3 Started by  cBreeze Good afternoon, I am working on a process flow that will update the network Active Directory. We are looking to make Lawson HR the driver in generating User ID's for the network as well as Portal. (We are planning on doing an ldap bind to the network AD.) I would like to create a New Hire PA Action that triggers a process flow to: * Create and Update our Network Active Directory with a user ID and Password.      (as well as enrolling them in an initial default ...
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by  SPJump to last post
04/27/2012 11:56 AM
5 Replies and 2872 Views Design Studio Inbasket  2872  5 Started by  George Graham OK - I think I probably just need another set of eyes. Probably one of those things I've been looking at too long and am looking right past it. Trying to provide an inbasket to PA13.3. Trying to pass in company, employee and as of date into the form. I get the form to display in the inbasket - but its not populating the fields.  I have the following script in my portal page: function testinb_OnInit() { pStorage = new PortalStorage(); pStorage.addElement('PEP-EMPLOYEE',page.paramete...
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by  George GrahamJump to last post
04/25/2012 7:55 PM
8 Replies and 2516 Views 15 Variable limit for WFWK.1  2516  8 Started by  George Graham Have a custom design studio form that is consolidating functionality. The form needs to kick off a process flow that does several things and updates multiple other tokens. The form writes out some of the data to the token it is built on, but a number of fields are not stored in the primary token and tables - and it exceeds 15 values, which appears to be the limit in WFWK.1. Therefore I can't just pass in the data through the variables in WFWK.1 The only option that I can think of is to use a ...
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
04/22/2012 8:42 AM
9 Replies and 1293 Views Using service name (EMPLOYEE) in Where Clause  1293  9 Started by  Karen Sheridan I am trying to do a resource query where the service name/identity Employee equals the HR11 Employee number If the where clause looks like this - it works !&91;CDATA&91;({ID}=)&93; But what I really want to do is match against the Employee Identity - this does not appear to work !&91;CDATA&91;({EMPLOYEE}=)&93; serviceName='testhcm_EMPLOYEE'> In reading other posts, it appears that this can be done, but I couldn't find any examples. TIA, Karen 
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by  Karen SheridanJump to last post
04/20/2012 8:23 AM
15 Replies and 6385 Views Inbasket Link syntax  6385  15 Started by  bmm &160;Does anyone know the syntax to launch a user from an ProcessFlow sent email directly to an inbasket task with work unit listing inside the portal, or even better to the actual work unit/ xml exec itself (inside the portal). &160;I know I have seen the first one before, but just cant remember the syntax. Thanks!
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
04/19/2012 6:11 PM
3 Replies and 2775 Views PA52.1 and Must Inquire Msg  2775  3 Started by  Steven Gray What's the method to use in an AGS call on PA52.1 with FC=A to bypass the message 'Must inquire on code before adding' I tried EVT=CHG, and PC-XMIT=1 with no success.
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by  Steven GrayJump to last post
04/18/2012 11:58 AM
2 Replies and 1193 Views Access to flow file version, ex. myflow_v08.xlm  1193  2 Started by  Deleted User The ProcessFlow Administrator can display workunits assigned to that task. The columns are Workunit, Work Title, Process, & Status. The 'Process' column has the name and version of the flow associated with the workunit, for example 'ReqApproval_V05'. Is the 'Process' column available as a variable in the flow itself For instance on an email, I would like to include the name and version of the flow which produced it.
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
04/16/2012 9:59 AM
8 Replies and 2422 Views Debugging JavaScript Assign in Pflow  2422  8 Started by  Woozy I am building a flow where I am trying to build some fairly complex logic in JavaScript assign nodes.  I'm getting an 'Error Evaluating Expression...' message in the log, but that isn't very helpful. Is there any way to do a 'display' of some sort within the node so I can see what it is doing at various steps in the JavaScript Thanks!
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by  WoozyJump to last post
04/12/2012 10:44 AM
3 Replies and 1828 Views Update job via transaction node  1828  3 Started by  Lynne I am wondering if someone can help me with my transaction node that I am trying to update an existing PO100 job with.  I keep getting AGS error: Field is required when it runs. Here is my code: _PDL=&_TKN=PO100&_EVT=CHG&_RTN=DATA&_LFN=ALL&_TDS=IGNORE&FC=C&JOB-NAME=PO100PAREX&USER-NAME=covenant_nt\e1531&COMPANY=0100&INCL-CST-OPT-2-3=Y&DEF-BUYER-CODE=KLH&RELEASE-PO=Y&DEF-DL-DAYS=5&SYSTEM-CODE=RQ&FIL-REQ-NUMBER=33568&_DELIM=...
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by  LynneJump to last post
04/12/2012 9:18 AM
4 Replies and 1835 Views HTML INBASKET  1835  4 Started by  Chris12 I am a newbee  to processflow.  I am trying to add the attachments to the requisition approval process flow.  Can someone give me instructions on how to do this  As of now, the approvers go into their html web inbaskets and preview the reqs, then decide to approve or deny.  At that time, I would like to show them the attachments on the req.
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by  Robert SpurrJump to last post
04/09/2012 2:57 PM
3 Replies and 2314 Views How to maintain an inbasket display in LSO and Portal  2314  3 Started by  sVaye We're a new Lawson shop and would like our stand for processflow inbaskets displays to be html, but it looks like LSO's displays are xml. Can anyone who has a display in Portal and LSO tell me how they're handling this
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by  JeffRJump to last post
03/28/2012 1:45 PM
4 Replies and 2364 Views PF Scheduler  2364  4 Started by  Lynne Does anyone know if it's possible to run a PF every other week using PF Scheduler  Thanks!
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
03/19/2012 3:18 PM
4 Replies and 2144 Views PA52.5 - Move From Level problem  2144  4 Started by  George Graham Trying to submit a transaction through PF to PA52.5 to swap the primary position. When trying to do the add its coming back with the message to 'Perform the Move From Level special action' - which is the V function - but that function is NOT the add function. its what populates the new position values that you are moving to.  Have submitted the transaction through portal with the trace debugger on to try to capture a valid AGS call to make - so the manual steps that I'm going through are...
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by  George GrahamJump to last post
03/12/2012 2:06 PM
8 Replies and 1830 Views Updating a Group with Resource Update  1830  8 Started by  Deleted User I created a ProcessFlow which uses the Resource Query node to loop through the assigned groups, writing each one to a string variable- stripping out the extra spaces and line breaks.  I then delete one of the groups from the string variable and use a Resource Update node to try and replace the group.  Every time I get to the Update node, I receive the following error:    com.lawson.lawsec.external.ExternalException:Attribute is invalid. Attributes - Group='EmpGroup...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
03/09/2012 12:41 PM
2 Replies and 2185 Views LP51 Triggers  2185  2 Started by  Daniel Does anyoneknow of a trigger or has anyone setup a processflow trigger on 'a'dds and 'c'hanges in LP 51 We would like to trigger a notification to Payroll of changes to an employees FMLA. Thanks
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by  DanielJump to last post
03/09/2012 9:56 AM
3 Replies and 3292 Views inbasket Display, data.js - 'undefined' is null  3292  3 Started by  rogowsky I have copied recsum.htm to make a new htm for display PO information.  We have a custom trigger for PO20 and needed a display for the inbasket. I have not been able to determine what is missing or wrong.  When I click on the inbasket item that uses my posum.htm I receive an 'undefined' is null or not an object, data.js, Line: 531 Code: 0  Char: 2 error.  Line 531 of the data.js file is referencing a data object in the DME call (lawson code). My DME call: var  logan...
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by  rogowskyJump to last post
03/08/2012 8:51 AM
1 Replies and 1738 Views how to create new req in PF with RQ10.3 AGS call.  1738  1 Started by  Scooter Has anyone had success in creating a RQ10.3 AGS call In processflow, we want to copy a requisition to a new req and are trying to do so with RQ10.3. Maybe there is another way to copy a req to a new req with all lines from the old req. I can create a new req with RQ10.1 but lines are not copied over, only the header info is copied to the new req.
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
03/05/2012 8:02 AM
4 Replies and 3637 Views Make Flow Wait  3637  4 Started by  SP Does anyone have any good suggestions on how to make a flow wait before continuing execution I am working on a flow with multiple webrun nodes and would like the flow to wait until one job is complete before continuing to the next. Any help would be greatly appreciated. -SP
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by  SPJump to last post
02/28/2012 10:25 AM
0 Replies and 1130 Views ProcessFlow JMS Message  1130  0 Started by  KathyB Have anyone Create a JMS Message using Lawson ProcessFlow Integrator Can ProcessFlow publish a JMS Message to a Topic IF yes, can you send me an example
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02/24/2012 7:19 AM
2 Replies and 4081 Views Moving Print Manager Reports via Process Flow  4081  2 Started by  Bob K To send a report (or truly an index pointer) manually in Print Manager to another group or user, I hit the drop down button and click on either 'Send To Group' or 'Send To User' and proceed.  How can I do this in Process Flow  If I knew the GEN object(s) that did this behind the scenes, I think I could pull this off.
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by  AriJump to last post
02/23/2012 4:37 PM
6 Replies and 1990 Views portal inbasket  1990  6 Started by  Scooter Portal inbasket - we want to modify the inbasket page (i.e. Work Unit      Description        Work Category).  Does anyone know where this xml file is located We want to add the Requisition Release date to this display so it will appear with 'Work Unit, Description, and Work Category'). Thanks for any assistance.
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by  ScooterJump to last post
02/22/2012 11:17 AM
1 Replies and 2241 Views PFI Syscommand - Xalan and XSLTPROC for XML XSLT Parsing  2241  1 Started by  Eugene Sarabia I am trying to use a syscommand in PFI to call xalan and xsltproc  to parse and XML using XSLT. But I found out that our HPUX box does not even have xalan or xsltproc installed. Does anyone know where to download or how to install xalan and xsltproc on HPUX Box
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by  Bob CanhamJump to last post
02/21/2012 10:36 AM
4 Replies and 3686 Views Submitting PA52 as immediate  3686  4 Started by  George Graham Has anyone been able to submit a PA52 transaction as an Immediate action through an ags callI keep getting the message: Warning! Action will be immediate; OK to continue  I've tried different combinations to bypass the manual requirement when doing this directly through PA52 of having to confirm the add - but can't seem to get past this confirmation step. Here is the call that is being made: servlet/Router/Transaction/Erp_PDL=LAWPROD&_TKN=PA52.1&_EVT=CHG&_RTN=DATA&...
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by  George GrahamJump to last post
02/14/2012 6:10 PM
2 Replies and 2932 Views Enterprise web forms with processflow?  2932  2 Started by  Mike Schlenk I'm being asked about enterprise web forms for a significant move away from paper.  These processes are often not Lawson-related.  We do plenty with pflow (requisitions, invoices, notifications, queries, etc.) in Lawson but nothing that isn't Lawson-related. My thought is that a 3rd party web forms application would be the best solution to get rid of paper for things like change control, access forms, time sheets, etc.  However, this type of tool could also integrate in to the ...
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by  Mike SchlenkJump to last post
02/09/2012 9:32 AM
1 Replies and 2617 Views ProcessFlow Delete Workunit  2617  1 Started by  Robert Spurr I have a flow which generates a large number of activity records and is independent of a service (Standalone).  As we do with all processflow workunits, once completed we move them to history.  The problem is an out-of-memory issue that causes the custom activity moving the workunits to fail.  We made the changes to VM as indicated by an article in the knowledge base  and at first it seem to work.  My question, is there an automated way to delete/purge specific workunits...
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by  sVayeJump to last post
02/03/2012 4:13 PM
3 Replies and 3910 Views Process Flow Change Control  3910  3 Started by  gastonak I need to establish a software change control procedure for the release of Lawson process flows into Production. Unfortunately, a Lawson process flow could consist of customized triggers written through Design Studio or COBOL, the enabling of services, creation of tasks, and the upload of a PF into the server. The idea of creating a second process flow that will act as the Installer for the first process flow could create the tasks and service criteria but still can’t release the entire PF...
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by  Jeff PratteJump to last post
01/24/2012 10:23 PM
4 Replies and 4023 Views FileAccess Node with Carriage Return or New Line  4023  4 Started by  Roger French Hello, I'm writing a simple flow to query RM and then write out the results in a file on the PC. I have the RM query node, and inside of that, I have the FileAccess Node. Within the file access node, I want to append a new line everytime it writes to the file.  However, in testing it, it just appends the data into one very long string, and does not parse it out into new lines. How can I pass a new line or carriage return in the File Access node I've tried a few things but they don't...
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by  Roger FrenchJump to last post
01/05/2012 9:29 AM
3 Replies and 3142 Views writeattach.exe  3142  3 Started by  wwaters I'm trying to do a jQuery post to writeattach.exe and I keep getting 'Parent Record Not Found'.  My understanding of writeattach is that it is supposed to ADD a comment record.  Can someone take a look at my URL and let me know if I have something constructed wrong http://server:port/cgi-lawson/writeattach.exe_ANAM=BOC&_ATXT=TSTCMTWW&_OUT=XML&_PDL=LAWAPP9&_FN=OEORDCMNT&_IN=OOCSET1&K1=1&K2=&K3=&K4=2765981&K5=7&K6=1&_ATYP=C&_AUDT=A...
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by  wwatersJump to last post
01/03/2012 11:07 AM
8 Replies and 2518 Views Processflow Email issue  2518  8 Started by  ARaja Hi, We created a new flow with email node to trigger the mail to users. But the PF is not triggering any emails. The PF completes succesfully without any error, but no email was triggered. When we checked the log, it says the status as 'Completed' and even in WFWORKUNIT the status is 4. Please guide me in resolving the issue. Thanks in Advance Alex
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by  Rob ConradJump to last post
12/16/2011 11:07 AM
3 Replies and 2411 Views Updating PA07.1 with Process Flow  2411  3 Started by  David Britton I am trying to update PA07.1 (Competency Proficiencies) using PFI. I need to 'Add' a Proficiency and Status to an existing Competency (defined earlier with HR81.4). The problem I am encountering is that the PA07 form requires an Inquire prior to Adding the proficiency. I can't figure out how to do the Inquire. On my first attempt I created a transaction node with a Method of 'Change' but I get an error that an inquire must be made first. I then created a transaction of type Inquire b...
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by  David BrittonJump to last post
12/06/2011 4:12 PM
3 Replies and 1324 Views Work unit sometimes does not update PA53  1324  3 Started by  Deleted User We occasionally (maybe once every 2 to 4 weeks) find that the PA53 AGS transaction in the work unit does not update the Approval flag to Y.  Everything in the work unit and IOS log looks normal.  I can cut the AGS transaction call string out of the work unit and paste it in the PF Designer and run it and it works perfectly.  This happens on different Personnel Actions and submitted by different users (and the same PA's with the same users work perfect...
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by  jamesracesonJump to last post
12/06/2011 4:08 PM
6 Replies and 1820 Views If-Then-Else?  1820  6 Started by  George Graham OK - not sure why I am bread dead on this one. I think I've been staring at it and just not seeing it for some reason.  Trying to do a simple variable assignment based upon an if expression: If A = 1 then B = 2 else B = 3 I know I've done this without having to add a function in pflow.js - but for whatever reason every syntax I try is failing. In my example, A,B and C are all string variables.
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by  George GrahamJump to last post
12/05/2011 2:21 PM
2 Replies and 1511 Views Inbasket Are You Sure? option?  1511  2 Started by  George Graham Wondering if anyone has come up with an easy option to this - users are asking for an option to add to approval flows where any type of rejection response prompts for an 'Are you sure' message. I know I can route to another action as a verification - but that seems like overkill....so thought I would see if anyone has a creative alternative to this.
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by  George GrahamJump to last post
12/05/2011 2:09 PM
3 Replies and 1743 Views Create a Work Category  1743  3 Started by  Robert Spurr Does any know if it is possible to create a new work category in BPM and relate it to a service (Existing or new)  I'm looking for a solution like how RQ approvals work with category filtering. Thanks Robert
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by  Robert SpurrJump to last post
12/02/2011 2:15 PM
3 Replies and 1247 Views Manually run scheduled custom developed ProcessFlow  1247  3 Started by  agersh If for some reason a scheduled custom developed  ProcessFlow needed to be rerun without rescheduling the PF using the PF Scheduler is it possible to execute the PF manually. Lawson Version: 9.0.1 Server OS: Windows Server 2008
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
12/02/2011 12:13 AM
1 Replies and 1876 Views Java script/function to determine what day it is  1876  1 Started by  ISO Dan We are creating a flow in conjuction with a screen to allow users to kick off a flow at their convenience (without have PFI installed on their computer).  The screen will have selection criteria for M-F and the users will be able to select which days they want to run it on. The flow itself will run daily and check the appropriate flags to see which days it fully execute.  So basically I need to know what java script function will check what day it is so that I can do a comparison.&n...
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
11/30/2011 1:47 PM
5 Replies and 2240 Views Transaction Activity Node  2240  5 Started by  TracyR I am attempting to update the Purchase From location on PO20 using the transaction activity node. The flow begins with a DME Query to get all applicable records and then proceeds through a branch. Based on the branch logic, the data goes to one of two transaction nodes. If more than one record is found in the query, however, the transaction node is updating only one record (usually the last). I cannot get the flow to update all of the records. Any ideas what I am doing wrong
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
11/30/2011 9:38 AM
5 Replies and 2851 Views Formatting data values  2851  5 Started by  Bob Hi all:           I am well aware that all formatting of data should be performed on the presentation level, however, my end users do not want to perform the formatting themselves.  That being said, how can I format 2 data values within the assign node of PFI  One field is the order quantity which should have the format of  &91;(Z,ZZZ,ZZ0)&93; and the other field is the order total in the format of &91;(Z,ZZZ,ZZ0.99)...
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by  SPJump to last post
10/31/2011 1:14 PM
3 Replies and 2013 Views Help!!!  2013  3 Started by  Bob Is there any easier to perform the following without using multiple branches and assign to accomplish this SQL statement executed via PFI    SELECT WHLO, RGDT, substring(String(RGTM),0,2) AS HOUR, COUNT(RIDN) AS RIDN05    FROM *LIBL.MITADI    WHERE RIDI > 1 AND RGDT = 20100208    GROUP BY WHLO, RGDT, HOUR; Thanks   
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by  SPJump to last post
10/28/2011 1:53 PM
3 Replies and 2213 Views Processflow Professional not accessible by non-admin users  2213  3 Started by  Camaya Hi All, We have installed Processflow Designer in one desktop(windows server) for development. To access some more activities, we had to install the processflow professional. But when another user who doesnt have 'Adminitration' access to the desktop(wiondowsn server) logs on,  only the processflow standard works and the processflow professional is not so the addtional activities are not useable. Do you know of any work around to this Thanks, Abdon
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by  Jimmy ChiuJump to last post
10/26/2011 8:40 AM
4 Replies and 2440 Views Calculations within PFI  2440  4 Started by  Bob I am attempting to use PFI to simulate generation of reports.  The query that PFI accepts is: SELECT UCCUNO, UCORNO, UCIVQT, UCCUAM FROM *LIBL.OSBSTD WHERE UCORTP IN ('CUS','EMC') AND UCIVDT BETWEEN 20100201 AND 20100228.  However, the actual SQL statement I want to apply to PFI is: SELECT UCCUNO, UCORNO, SUM(UCIVQT), SUM(UCCUAM) FROM *LIBL.OSBSTD WHERE UCORTP IN ('CUS','EMC') AND UCIVDT BETWEEN 20100201 AND 20100228 GROUP BY UCCUNO, UCORNO How can this be accomplished w...
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by  BobJump to last post
10/21/2011 9:55 AM
0 Replies and 1937 Views Service passing wrong variable value  1937  0 Started by  Paula Bassett   I have a very simple ProcessFlow that is launched from AP20.1 when a record it added and is triggered by the Lawson service 'NoRcptInPool'.  The values passed for the workunit variables include API_VENDOR and API_INVOICE.  The value for the vendor is correct, but it is also the value being passed for the invoice.  I have checked everything I can think of but can't figure out why it is passing the wrong value for the invoice.  The Form Fields Def field n...
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10/07/2011 1:10 PM
10 Replies and 4659 Views Working w/ PF Triggers - PA52  4659  10 Started by  BlackSVT03 The object is to send email noticiation on status changes on the PA52. So I found the documentation on Lawson (article 557613) and I have setup the the Service, Service Variables, Service Criteria and the Service Process. I've tested it and the WorkUnit status is Process Completed. It returns correct data in the String Key and I see that is is being wriiten to the WF table. Now, how do I incorporate this data into the actual ProcessFlow Do I just look into the WorkUnit table ...
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by  BlackSVT03Jump to last post
10/07/2011 9:10 AM
4 Replies and 1391 Views time comparisons  1391  4 Started by  Karen Sheridan I want to run a flow every hour to send an email to anyone that has updated their pending benefits (bnben) since the last time the flow ran. I don't really see any time functions to use for this comparison.  I was just going to grab the system time and subtract one, but someone has a better idea - I'm open. TIA, Karen
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by  Karen SheridanJump to last post
10/06/2011 10:35 AM
5 Replies and 3808 Views Schedule a ProcessFlow to run every two weeks  3808  5 Started by  agersh Has come across this situation I have a PF that needs to run on Monday every two weeks. I know that using the PF Scheduler I can schedule the PF to run ever Monday (weekly) but not every two weeks (biweekly). Is it possible to run a PF from a Windows command prompt My thoughts are that I could use the Windows Task Scheduler to run the PF every Monday biweekly.
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
09/29/2011 10:20 AM
0 Replies and 1471 Views Retrieve hostname and OS in Landmark Pflow  1471  0 Started by  Woozy I have a Landmark Pflow, and I'd like to determine the hostname and OS at runtime.  I figure there are probably JavaScript functions to do this, but I can't get anything to work. Any ideas or suggestions  Thanks!
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09/15/2011 9:53 AM
4 Replies and 1785 Views Req Line Approval/Return  1785  4 Started by  Roger French I've developed an approval/return flow for Requisition Lines. However I'm noticing that if I Unrelease just one single line in the flow (using AGS on RQ13.2) it will actually unrelease ALL of the lines, which I think is incorrect. It should only unrelease a single line..... Anyone else seeing this Windows, on 9.0.1.5 apps.
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by  Roger FrenchJump to last post
09/14/2011 4:05 PM
7 Replies and 1512 Views pf variable problem  1512  7 Started by  thanef When I query the persaction table with pf and retrieve a record for a manager self service pay rate value all I get is this inside the pf variable:  000000000024900000  I have tried trimming, rounding, and substringing.  Has anyone else accomplished transforming this value into a readable state inside pf
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by  thanefJump to last post
09/14/2011 3:14 PM
0 Replies and 981 Views Transaction Update posts 0000 instead of variable  981  0 Started by  Deleted User I have a transaction update node that updates AR20.1 user field with the work unit plus a text field established with a previous assignment variable that works most of the time.  Although the log reads the correct update was made but on occasion the user field displays 0000.  A restart is always successful in fixing the problem, but I need to resolve it.  I'm using 15 of the 20 available characters.  any suggestions
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09/13/2011 12:37 PM
6 Replies and 3115 Views Custom Trigger changes - No Work Unit  3115  6 Started by  Karen Sheridan I have a custom online update (ZZ07 - has supervisor data on it).  I created a End user exit (ZZ07EPD).  On my initial test I had employee number as my only service variable.  Compiled the user exit, created the service, tied them together, voila - work unit. Today, I added a few other service variables to the Cobol; added them to the service; recompiled the user exit; no work unit.  No errors in the compile; no errors that I can find in PF, but we have some of the ...
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by  KK - InforJump to last post
09/06/2011 7:31 PM
3 Replies and 1179 Views Manually - Simple calculations not working in Java Script Box  1179  3 Started by  Vijay S Hi, I am working on a flow, I experienced a strange thing. I have a statement  ApprovalCount = ApprovalCount 1. Here, i have declared ApprovalCount as a variable at the starting. I need to update PA42 with the same for approval count. Now when i write the same statement Manually  (ApprovalCount 1) in the javascript expression box it doesn't seem to work, But when select the same variable from the left by double clicking on it and then add 1, It works perfectly.I tried it c...
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by  ShawnVJump to last post
08/24/2011 3:50 PM
0 Replies and 1313 Views Web Service Node  1313  0 Started by  troelofs Hi, I'm trying to load a WSDL for a Taleo web service. When I try to load the url in the Web Services node in PFI Designer 9.0.1.5, I receive the message 'Selected port is not Document/literal style'. Does PFI not support RPC style If not, is there a suggested workaround to be able to use PFI or do I need to pick another development tool 
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08/24/2011 9:15 AM
7 Replies and 1460 Views Rerouting of RFP's incase supervisor is on Leave  1460  7 Started by  Vijay S Hi, I am working on Process flow for RFP's, In case the supervisor is on Vacation, I need to reroute the same, Where Actually I need to do the Set Up for the same. Suggestions are welcome. Thanks, Vijay 
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
08/24/2011 1:57 AM
3 Replies and 1617 Views Retrieve Messages from Process Flow Inbasket?  1617  3 Started by  Jonathan On the left hand side of the inbasket, I have a link called 'Messages' where you can attach or view messages saved with the workunit.you are viewing.  What table are these messages stored in  I looked in all the WF* tables in Logan and I don't see a place for them.  Thanks.
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by  JonathanJump to last post
08/23/2011 2:29 PM
4 Replies and 1614 Views Requisition PF Approver  1614  4 Started by  cBreeze I am working on a Requisition Approval PF (For Special Items only.) After analyzing the Solution Templates and various forums, I am still having trouble understanding linking the Requester to the appropriate Approver. I am looking for any suggestions on how others handle this. The logic of this PF is pretty basic... A special Item is Released and needs to create a work unit for approval (Reject/Unrelease.) Update/Send email, etc... At this time there will only be 2 levels of approval ...
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by  cBreezeJump to last post
08/22/2011 5:47 PM
1 Replies and 1202 Views What determines whether a node error causes a workunit to fail?  1202  1 Started by  Woozy We are experiencing a problem with our PFI server that is causing S3 queries to have a connection failure (which we're working with Lawson to resolve).  However, this is causing a symptom that is odd to me. For some reason, we have some flows where the workunit goes into a status '3-Processing Failed' when the error occurs, but other flows (with the same error) where the workunit completes with a status of '4-Processing Completed' after the error occurs. Can anyone explain why tw...
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by  Rob ConradJump to last post
08/19/2011 12:33 PM
1 Replies and 1456 Views Pflows Continue to Run after Cancelling  1456  1 Started by  Woozy Hi All, I have some flows that I am testing by launching via Designer with the 'Run on Server' checkbox checked. I'm trying to cancel the flow by going into Pflow Admin, finding the WorkUnit and clicking the 'Cancel' button. The status changes to '8-Cancellation Completed' but the flow continues to run (or, at least, the wflog file continues to grow). If it matters, I'm trying to cancel in the 'middle' of a sql node. The node returns far more records than I expected, so I wanted to canc...
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by  gastonakJump to last post
08/19/2011 9:47 AM
16 Replies and 3479 Views USER ACTION in PFI  3479  16 Started by  PARTHIBANATHAN NATARAJAN Hi All, Can you help me in USER ACTION in PFI. my Question is ,it is possible to use User Action in loop because i have  a query which has some user id so instead of uses in seperate user action for each userid from database  ,i plan to use by the DataIterator and pass the value in user action . Please help me ....... Thanks Partihv
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by  KK - InforJump to last post
08/12/2011 4:32 PM
2 Replies and 3322 Views What is Lawson Insight Enterprise Workflow tool?  3322  2 Started by  msjmg111 The HR Manager is looking at implementing Manager Self Service and a help topic on a PA screen referenced the 'Lawson Insight Enterprise Workflow tool', has anyone heard of this  Maybe another name for ProccessFlow and Lawson didn't update their documentation  Also, are there any 'canned' flows for Manager Self Service or will we need to create our own
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by  msjmg111Jump to last post
08/09/2011 8:48 AM
7 Replies and 3050 Views Display exec  3050  7 Started by  Lance Kelley In our TEST requisition approval PFlow's User Action node, in the 'Display exec' field, I'm referring to a portal page 'req_appr_page.xml' (that I created with Design Studio). This works without issue when I key in 'req_appr_page.xml' directly into the Display exec field, but the process fails when I use a variable I set up in that field (that points to the same exact page).   I need the variable there because I want to feed the new display to some employees I have testi...
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by  Lance KelleyJump to last post
08/04/2011 6:42 PM
4 Replies and 3076 Views Using PFI as standalone BPM  3076  4 Started by  jcims Hi Folks, I'm doing some work for a customer and could use a bit of BPM in my project.  They are about ready to go live with Lawson Financials and HR, and are using PFI. My question is whether or not PFI is suitable for use as a general purpose BPM in cases where there is not a direct relationship to the scope of the Lawson deployment.  My other option, of course, is to bring in a dedicated BPM product or just write my (somewhat limited) cases from scratch.  Neither of these...
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by  jcimsJump to last post
08/01/2011 9:40 AM
1 Replies and 1321 Views PFlow Scheduler Duplication  1321  1 Started by  vc727 I have several processes that are triggered by the pflow scheduler at various times. Some time in the past two weeks it appears that the scheduler is running each of these twice once which fails and once which completes. The problem is that most of these flows have an email that sends info to people accross the organization. The email is coming to them populated with undefined as every data item. Has anyone else seen this and if so what was the resolution
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
07/29/2011 9:46 AM
13 Replies and 4798 Views Delay in Process Flow  4798  13 Started by  L G Hi I have 2 web run nodes that call 2 different jobs in a process flow. Now I need to introduce a delay in the flow or a way to ensure that the first job has completed before the second one runs. or is there a way to change the step  parameters of a multi step job from within Process Flow if I integrate the 2 web run nodes in Process Flow. Both the jobs that are being called within the 2 web run are also modified within the flow via AGS calls with different parameters on each run bas...
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
07/29/2011 9:12 AM
2 Replies and 1920 Views webrun not updating data  1920  2 Started by  George Graham Have a webrun node to remove items from User Task Category. If I execute the entire url in iexplorer it works fine and the data is removed: /bpm/views/userCategoryViewForm.dobpmViewMode=0&header.id=lxh031&header.task=PLevel1&detailCmd5B05D=detailDelete&detail5B05D.workCategory=ReqLoc&detail5B05D.workCategoryValue=10270&method=Process But in a webrun the flow runs - and the webrun node returns a success - but the data is note removed. All other BPM type webru...
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by  George GrahamJump to last post
07/27/2011 11:55 AM
10 Replies and 2068 Views Personnel Action PF question  2068  10 Started by  RoxanneS I've been tasked with creating a Personnel Action Process Flow (PF). According to Lawson documentation, the name of the Action has to be exactly the same as the Service in Process Flow which makes it sound like the PF can only be for one Action Code. But our HR department wants the PF to be for 14 Action Codes. Am I going to have to create 14 PFs Isn't there some way to create one PF that can handle all 14 Action Codes Thanks!!
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by  RoxanneSJump to last post
07/26/2011 10:32 AM
0 Replies and 2040 Views Installation of PFI for M3  2040  0 Started by  PARTHIBANATHAN NATARAJAN Hi , could you help me ,how to Install  PFI for M3 Thanks Parthiv
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07/25/2011 2:25 PM
18 Replies and 5295 Views I need some SysCommand help please...  5295  18 Started by  TBonney Can anyone provide insight on how to get the syscommand node to operate properly I was unable to get a transaction node to update job parameters for a web run node to call a Lawson job. So, it was suggested that I try writing a batch to update the job parameters and use a syscommand node to run the batch instead (still followed by web run to execute the newly updated job). However, I now can't get the syscommand node to work either. Please Help!!! I am using run cmd.exe execution mode ...
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
07/23/2011 7:02 PM
5 Replies and 1305 Views Unable to view task level Work in the inbasket  1305  5 Started by  Vijay S I am not able to view Task level work under the portal inbasket, though i didi setting in Pf administrator toll under user profile and decalred the user as Supervisor but not able to view the workint in the inbasket Am i missing something .......User level work tab is coming fine. Thanks- Vijay
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
07/23/2011 2:46 AM
8 Replies and 1875 Views P-Flow email details  1875  8 Started by  TBonney Can anyone tell me where to assign the email user and/or server that is to be used for emails generated from within Process Flow I assume that it is a configuration or properties file, but do nto find it in either the 'bpm.properties' or the 'processflow.properties' files, which are both found in the D:\Program Files\Lawson Software\ProcessFlow900\ directory. Thanks you.
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by  TBonneyJump to last post
07/14/2011 9:48 AM
6 Replies and 2805 Views Inbaskets  2805  6 Started by  TommyT Is there any way to see who'se(sp) at inbasket a work unit is sitting in while its awating action Is there programatic way to move work units from one inbasket to another
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
07/11/2011 4:31 PM
2 Replies and 1551 Views Variable Name within a variable name??  1551  2 Started by  steveh Hi all,    New to process flow and already running into my first issue :)  I have a SQL call from SQL integrator node to an oracle database.  The schema is being passed in as a variable, so the query is using this variable... but when I get the results from the query back and try to use them in a message builder, I get undefined.. my guess is because the variable name ends up as .Table.Data> I have tried using AS in the select, but that just appends that to the variable na...
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by  stevehJump to last post
06/27/2011 8:07 AM
3 Replies and 2088 Views PF IOS API Builder - One to Many query  2088  3 Started by  Karen Sheridan We are trying to query purchase order and po line data PROD=TESTSCM&FILE=PURCHORDER&FIELD=COMPANY;PO-NUMBER;POLINE.LINE-NBR&SELECT=PO-NUMBER=20126588&OUT=CSV&DELIM=~&OTMMAX=20 But, the call is only returning one line; this po has 3 I added the OTMMAX parameter to see if that would help and it doesn't Is there a limitation or a switch or another parameter Our SQL query returns the correct data; the API does not TIA, Karen
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
06/24/2011 8:41 PM
2 Replies and 1159 Views Adding folder to dynamic workunit triggered by user exit  1159  2 Started by  L G Hi i am creating workunits via a user exit. Now as part of the flow I have created useraction node. How can I add a workunit folder to the inbasket workunit from the user exit or create it dynamically during the process flow run. Note that the workunit folders is calling a form and needs to be populated with values passed to the process flow for example we pass COMPANY and EMPLOYEE as service variables to the flow and they need to be populated on the form such as HR11 or PA12 in the workuni...
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by  L GJump to last post
06/24/2011 1:02 AM
3 Replies and 1248 Views Role Not Taking Effect In ResourceUpdate  1248  3 Started by  miles00001001 I have an odd problem with a process flow I have created to edit RM attributes for MSS access.  I have a resource query that once it finds the RM account it will add a bookmark group (GROUP attribute) as well as a security role (ROLE attribute) to the account.  After a few minutes, the group change takes effect and the bookmarks assigned to the group are visible to the user.  However, the security doesn't seem to be applied. When the RM account is inspected in the resource m...
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by  miles00001001Jump to last post
06/23/2011 10:43 AM
4 Replies and 2708 Views How to call a stored procedure in process flow?  2708  4 Started by  M Graham Has anyone been able to call a SQL stored procedure using process flow  Is this possible  I tried calling a SQL stored procedure using the SQL QUERY and SQL UPDATE nodes, but got an error 'invalid SQL statement.'   I would prefer to call one stored procedure in process flow than use multiple SQL UPDATE nodes to update multiple tables. 
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by  M GrahamJump to last post
06/15/2011 6:09 PM
4 Replies and 3240 Views Querying employee table twice via alias in SQL Query Node  3240  4 Started by  Darien For the flow I am attempting to make, I have to get both the employee's information and their supervisor's information, which means I need to have two instances of the Employee table, one for Emp and one for Supervisor, linking across them to get the Supervisor employee info. I have my SQL query built and I know that it works. My problem comes in attempting to assign the values. The way it is setup, it means I have to referene the table names as there are duplicate field names which would res...
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by  DarienJump to last post
06/15/2011 7:08 AM
1 Replies and 2495 Views ScanFileClient Windows Host server Port  2495  1 Started by  IloveLawson Hi, When trying to connect to a remote windows server using ScanFileClient, it needs the port the tool is going to talk to. What is the default port of a windows server the scanfile client can talk to that I can specify in my .cfg file Thanks,
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
06/13/2011 2:38 PM
3 Replies and 1508 Views SQLException: JDBC Driver not found:  1508  3 Started by  PARTHIBANATHAN NATARAJAN Hi All, When i am access from SQL node from PFI,i am getting following error, SQLException: JDBC Driver not found: com.microsoft.jdbc.sqlserver.SQLServerDriver Please add jdbc driver to ProcessFlow Server classpath. Even configured in desigenr.bat but  still i am facing same problem. Please help me .
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by  RandyMJump to last post
05/31/2011 2:30 PM
5 Replies and 1484 Views Run flow locally with SQL Query [Solved]  1484  5 Started by  redluv Hello, When I attempt to run a flow not on server that contains a SQL Query node, I get this message:   Flows that use  SQL Query nodes must be run on the server.   Please use the 'Run on Server' option. I'm in PFI Designer 9.0.1.6.  Tried against two different servers. From the documentation and other posts here it seems that I should be able to run locally but I found nothing searching for this message in the KB.  I copied my jdbc driver .jar file to C:\Pr...
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by  redluvJump to last post
05/31/2011 2:20 PM
0 Replies and 1881 Views Could not create object of type People  1881  0 Started by  Goober I am using processflow to create a peope resource using the Resource Update node when I receive the following error:           AddResource error: Unable to store LM1159975 object, creation failed. Original Exception: Could not create object of type People AddResource error details: com.lawson.lawsec.external.ExternalException:Unable to store LM1159975 object, creation failed. Original Exception: Could not create object of type People Error while execu...
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05/31/2011 12:18 PM
6 Replies and 1627 Views How to Pass in category values into Form Triggered Work Units ?  1627  6 Started by  IloveLawson Hi, On a form with pf service trigger set up, there is a Category Value field listed on the same page where the service name is defined. What is the usage of that field It looks like it is designed so that we can pass in a category value when a work unit is generated as result of triggering. However, it seems only taking ONE constant value. Is there a way to enter a variable name and pass in a category value during runtime based on some kind of conditions If it is not the way I thoug...
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by  IloveLawsonJump to last post
05/26/2011 3:27 PM
1 Replies and 1265 Views How to reference fields from a transaction node in another node  1265  1 Started by  Marc Burnes Hello, What I am trying to do is do a transaction call to PO20 to inquire on a PO.  Next I want to write out an XML file using the data returned in the PO20 inquire.  I know that the transaction call returns an XML string, but I am unsure how to reference that data in the next node.  How can I do this Thanks.
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by  Marc BurnesJump to last post
05/25/2011 12:55 PM
4 Replies and 1603 Views Retrieve Current Work Unit Number at run time  1603  4 Started by  IloveLawson Hi Guru, Is there any way to get the current work unit number within the flow during run time Thanks,
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by  IloveLawsonJump to last post
05/24/2011 5:19 PM
1 Replies and 1610 Views Display Process Flow ActivityName in Email?  1610  1 Started by  ShawnV Does anyone know of a way to display the ActivityName in the email node  We have 'failure' emails that are sent out and need to be researched.  We would like to include the ActivityName in the footer for the actual email node that was sent.  The ActivityName in each email would make troubleshooting much faster to find where the email came from in the flow.
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by  KK - InforJump to last post
05/24/2011 12:24 PM
7 Replies and 3737 Views ScanFileClient Configuration File Settings  3737  7 Started by  gastonak How can I configure the ScanFile.cfg configuration file in order to run and execute the process flow I have assigned values to the parameters in the CFG file as shown below and then recycled the pf services. It is not calling the process flow because the work unit did not increment and the dropped txt file still in the same Unix directory. We prefer setting up the parameters in the config file rather than executing the ScanFileClient from the command line. Also, how can I setup in the config fi...
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by  gastonakJump to last post
05/17/2011 10:13 AM
1 Replies and 2004 Views Intermittent api.RMDirectoryException: Resource not found  2004  1 Started by  Rob Conrad Hi - We are experiencing intermittent issues with Process Flow Server - we have a simple SQL ETL flow which normally takes 2-3 minutes to run - however at some points in the day it can take 1.5 hours to run and throws an error in our log. Our pfrmi.log shows the following error message: (DB Return Code = 0) &91;Jun 11, 2010 9:51:36 AM&93; User not found in Lawson. Resource not found com.lawson.lawrm.api.RMDirectoryException: Resource not found I'm thinking this is an issue with ...
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by  AGJump to last post
05/16/2011 11:34 AM
2 Replies and 1604 Views MsgBuilder Node - 250 Chars Limit - Help  1604  2 Started by  AG We are in the midst of doing our upgrade from 8.0.3 to 9.0. We are on the AS400 platform. We have several process flows where we use the MsgBuilder node to build up a string variable with a list of PO's or Req's or whatever it maybe that the flow is iterating through. At the end of the flow we use the MsgBuilder variable in an email node to notify someone of all the PO's or Req's that were processed. In version 9 now we are getting warning errors that these MsgBuilder variables exceed 250 c...
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by  AGJump to last post
05/16/2011 11:14 AM
7 Replies and 2590 Views getattachrec.exe odd error  2590  7 Started by  Deleted User Friends. I have developed a process flow that pulls the comments using getattachrec.exe via the WebRun node for an email that we send out when ACH's are processed via our AP160. The flow works fine, no errors (trust me on this). We pull data from APPAYMENT and then build a html email. A part of that email include comments that were inputted in for the ACH. The call looks as attached. For most ACH's we do, works fine. But for a couple, we received the following error today: H...
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by  Stuart PerkinsJump to last post
05/13/2011 2:15 PM
2 Replies and 1989 Views E4X in XML node  1989  2 Started by  Steve11 Does anyone have an example of using E4X in the xml node I can't find any examples in the documentation. This would be for building an XML document. Any pointers greatly appreciated. thanks, Steve
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by  Steve11Jump to last post
05/12/2011 11:58 AM
0 Replies and 2365 Views XML Node in Processflow Integrator  2365  0 Started by  PARTHIBANATHAN NATARAJAN I'm sort of new to using the XML functionality in Process Flow Integrator. I'm looking to write an interface that reads data out of an .xml file. I've got an .xml file that seems to be formatted correctly, but I can't figure out how to setup the xml node to read the file. It seems to me that you can only write xml files with this node...is that correct If I enter the XML Schema file it can read that ok but not the actual xml file that contains the records I want to interface. Any suggestions on...
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05/10/2011 12:53 AM
5 Replies and 3576 Views Webrun node example for approve action  3576  5 Started by  ThomasT Does anyone have an example of how to build the WebRun node to process an 'approve' action  I am unsure how to code the 'Web Program' node. Is it bpm/inbasket or inbasket/inbasket.js
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by  Tom HendrixJump to last post
05/09/2011 4:24 PM
8 Replies and 3136 Views Data Iterator Parsing a TAB Delimited txt file  3136  8 Started by  gastonak I have a TAB delimited file I am trying to parse but it is ignoring the tabs. The outer Data Iterator reads each line and inside this loop, I have the Line Data Iterator 'DLINE' with the setting 'Parse By = Delimiter String'. For the delimiter value, I am using the variable vTAB='\t'. The value of 'DLine_outputData1' is the same as the entire line which indicates that it is ignoring the TABs. I opened the input file in note and I can see the tabs in...
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by  gastonakJump to last post
05/06/2011 4:23 PM
4 Replies and 1963 Views Using ProcessFlow for 'Job in Recovery' Notifications  1963  4 Started by  Saurabh hi all Trying to find the original pdf file which has some details about how to do this. Does anyone have a copy or can send some instructions on how to do this- as i would like to try and implement a similar system especially as we have just implemented EDI processing to run every 15 mins (3 separate jobs) and would like to track any errors immediately Regards Saurabh
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by  SaurabhJump to last post
05/04/2011 10:08 AM
3 Replies and 2432 Views Tip: Querying Data in Landmark using LPD  2432  3 Started by  Niki Damerel Hello everyone! I just discovered something out of sheer curiosity which some of you may already know, but I'm betting many do not.  I wanted to share.  If you are on/using/implementing LTM and ProcessFlow/Process Automation (PFPA), this will make more sense. We are implementing Lawson HR - HRM & LTM together (not all the applications, but some now and some later).  This has given me a great, mostly fun, sometimes frustrating challenge of locating data I see in a Ri...
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by  Chris K.Jump to last post
04/29/2011 11:12 AM
0 Replies and 2139 Views Production Release of Process Flows - Work Instructions  2139  0 Started by  gastonak Is there a Work Instruction document that most developers follow in order to release a process flow into I am knew to Lawson PF but I can see using a mix method exporting and importing LOGAN tables and manually setting  the service or triggers  in Production. Also, my understanding is that rngdbdump/importdb exports the entire LOGAN tables unless parameters can be used for especific flows.   Please advice on how to release process flows into production or poi...
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04/28/2011 8:40 AM
1 Replies and 1510 Views Mobile Inbasket Modification  1510  1 Started by  Robert Spurr Does anyone have information they can share on modify the index.htm file for mobile inbasket.  Specifically, is there a way to add the work category to the inbasket line which already includes the requisition number.  Also is there a way to add accounting information to the line detail without the need to drill.  Any insight would be helpful.  The documentation states that the htm file was commented to help in modifications but that just isn't the case.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
04/26/2011 2:50 PM
2 Replies and 1801 Views HR11 Change - Return Codes  1801  2 Started by  Darien Does anybody know what the Return Code would be from an AGS call HR11 Change for a successful 'Change Complete - Continue' I'm making a flow which will be putting new employee's e-mail addresses into Lawson, but need to know whether the change was successful or not and make a branch in the flow accordingly. The simplest way that I can see to do that would be a branch where, if the Return Code = whatever the return code is for a successful change do x, otherwise do y. Thanks.
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
04/25/2011 1:01 PM
2 Replies and 1261 Views replacement in variables  1261  2 Started by  TommyT I need to strip a variable of certain characters (& / \ etc).  I'm using the replace method like this wname=qryPL.replace('&','') wname=wname.replace('','') wname=wname.replace('/','') The only replacement that works is whichever character I place in the first_ line.  Once I'm acting on the variable wname it doesnt work.  I can change the characters to be replaced around and only the one in the first line works. Is there something different I need when acting on...
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by  TommyTJump to last post
04/19/2011 3:42 PM
1 Replies and 1426 Views workUnitBForm from outside of a flow?  1426  1 Started by  George Graham Sorry for the cross post - its kind of cross topic. I'm trying to provide a way to update workunit and task info from a design studio form. I can get workUnitBForm (and others) to work fine from a web run. However, per the KB article, I should be able to call it directly as a URL call. But when I call it from the full URL outside of a flow I'm getting the message 'The DisplayExec' you have specified cannot be found. Has anyone ever called any of the WF forms from outside of a flow This is...
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by  George GrahamJump to last post
04/14/2011 11:09 AM
2 Replies and 1371 Views Migrate processflow to identical 901 server  1371  2 Started by  Duane We've created another LSF 9 server which will be identical to our production server, users, security and all. We want to migreate process flow but find little to no information on this. Examining the WF tables in logan, I see the processing tables vs. the setup tables. Is migrating processflow as simple as running rngdbdump/importdb from the old server on the setup tables to the new server and moving the flow files over Or is there more to it We expect to do this on a regular basis so we are l...
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by  Rob ConradJump to last post
04/12/2011 10:49 PM
4 Replies and 2020 Views PFX or PFI  2020  4 Started by  This_Guy Can someone explain to me the biggest difference between PFI and PFX I see that there is not a translator for WebSphere included in PFX, but what does that mean exactly Anyone out there licensing PFX over PFI ... &160;
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by  This_GuyJump to last post
04/11/2011 2:41 PM
9 Replies and 1836 Views ProcessFlow 901 Designer Retaining Password  1836  9 Started by  gastonak The ProcessFlow Designer 901 retains the login and password of the last person that successfully logged in. This is a problem if a colleague and/or Sys Admin logins to somebody else PF Designer because the Designer will retain the credentials for the next person to login. Is there a way to clear the ProcessFlow Web Password, under the General tab, so it is not available for the next ProcessFlow developer login using the same PF Designer client Thank you, Gaston
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by  gastonakJump to last post
04/07/2011 3:16 PM
9 Replies and 2706 Views Time Out in the User Action Node  2706  9 Started by  pfguy Hi, I have a Time out question, that we use based from the User Action node....I have action selected and a variable for the duration and hrs as the  measurement....So if after say, 48 hrs the user hasnot acted, the action will be triggered after the timout has expired....In addition I update the hrs on weekends, this is the portion that is a hit or miss...This allows the activity to be stretched so the timeout doesn't expire on weekends, its like weekends don't count... The problem is t...
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by  pfguyJump to last post
03/25/2011 9:18 AM
3 Replies and 1549 Views Limiting Access to Connect to Server from Pflow Designer  1549  3 Started by  Woozy Is there a way to prevent specific users from connecting to the server using Pflow Designer, but still allow them access to Pflow Administration We have a number of users who need to have access to Pflow Administration to trigger and monitor flows.  However a couple of them have 'found' the Pflow Designer on MyLawson and installed it, and are downloading and running flows locally rather than triggering them from the server.  This probably isn't a big deal except that it means they ...
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by  George GrahamJump to last post
03/23/2011 1:52 PM
2 Replies and 1275 Views Designer shuts down on work object  1275  2 Started by  TracyO We are in the process of upgrading to Pflow 9.0.1.7 and I am running a flow that currently works in 9.0.0.6.  THe particular flow has a work unit as the last node in the flow that triggers another flow to start running.  When I run this flow from my designer, the designer shuts down once it gets to that node, however if I check the box to run it from the server it does not shut down and correctly triggers the 2nd flow.  Any ideas on what is causing it to shut down
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by  TracyOJump to last post
03/22/2011 2:12 PM
2 Replies and 1528 Views day of week  1528  2 Started by  TommyT Is there a way to get the day of the week from a date I'm sure there is an easy javascript function to do it, but would I have to add it to some js lib so process flow would provide it
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by  M GrahamJump to last post
03/17/2011 6:11 PM
2 Replies and 1357 Views Scroll in PF designer  1357  2 Started by  TommyT Is there any way to allow the designer to scroll much further to the right  I'd rather have a long liner flow than one on different vertical levels.
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
03/15/2011 10:14 PM
2 Replies and 2311 Views Process Flow Integrator Versus Process Flow Professional  2311  2 Started by  Deleted User Is it really a requirement to upgrade from Process Flow Professional to Process Flow Intergrator when going to 9.0.1
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
03/15/2011 3:43 PM
1 Replies and 1874 Views FileClient Command Line  1874  1 Started by  JoeD Trying to run a FileClient from a bat file on Windows 2007. Is this possible
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by  JoeDJump to last post
03/15/2011 10:40 AM
10 Replies and 2208 Views Error trapping with an Email node  2208  10 Started by  Deleted User Friends, I am in need of some help... I am trying to error check an email node to see if an email is sent out. On most nodes in PF, there are _errorCode, _outputData and _returnMessage properties (let's call them). Does the email node have any 'properties' and if so, what are they can can they help with error checking Thanks in advance for your help with this.
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
03/14/2011 10:41 AM
0 Replies and 1767 Views HRUSERACTION Node  1767  0 Started by  Shane Jones We have a process that we use once a year.   In the past we setup an USERACTION task for each supervisor within processflow and then had to maintain the information on the task assignments.   When Lawson rolled out the HRUSERACTION we moved to that because it knows who the supervisors are automatically.   The problem is this: With the old task setups I could have one user see ALL items for the task and take actions if the supervisor did not act. &n...
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03/11/2011 11:59 AM
2 Replies and 1740 Views Web Services - Required ID and Password  1740  2 Started by  TomD I am invoking a sensitive web services which requires a userID and password. i.e. the WSDL sets up to require the invoking client to submit a UserID and password. How would I provide that security information in the PFI Web Services Node. This node has the Input tab. But this tab is usually used for the Web Services key parameter. Is there something on the PFI Server config file which I can use to put in the UserID and Password for this particular Pflow xml
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by  Josh WJump to last post
03/10/2011 12:03 PM
4 Replies and 1260 Views javascript line  1260  4 Started by  TommyT Im having trouble with a piece of java_script....it needs  one more line    dcell= '' addLeadingZeros(dcell,12); if (DED_DED_AMT  dcell = DED_DED_AMT;  dcell= '-' addLeadingZeros(dcell,12); }     I need to display numbers in a format of 000000001.23.   Certain numbers will be negative and need to be displayed as -00000001.23   The code does everything right except when a number is negative it is displaying -0000000-1.23  ...
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by  Robert SpurrJump to last post
03/01/2011 3:52 PM
7 Replies and 2712 Views Nested Query limit  2712  7 Started by  ThomasT Trying to see if anyone else can confirm. I am writing a new pflow with a total of 4 queries, with each nested within the other. It appears that the 4th one, deepest imbedded is not being executed at all. I've looked over the flow carefully. Is this correct Is there a limit on the number of nested queries in processflow Thanks
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
02/28/2011 10:06 PM
4 Replies and 1244 Views email fonts  1244  4 Started by  TommyT Is there a way to get rich text fonts in process flow generated emails
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
02/27/2011 10:01 AM
2 Replies and 1243 Views Branch  1243  2 Started by  TommyT I have a situation with about 25 conditions that a flow has to evaluate.  Am I seeing things or can a branch only handle 10 conditions  Do I need to split into several branch nodes at this point in the flow
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by  WoozyJump to last post
02/22/2011 11:56 AM
5 Replies and 3192 Views AGS call returns Invalid Date error, regardless of format used  3192  5 Started by  TBonney Has anyone ever goptten an invalid date error on an AGS call, that, if processed manually through Portal, submits just fine I have a call that I am updating a batch job with. When I update the job manually in Portal, with all the exact same data as is being uised in the call, the job updates successfully. However, if I submit the call from process flow, I get an error that says invalid date format. I even tested it directly through the browser and it returns the same error. It's the As...
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by  TBonneyJump to last post
02/18/2011 3:26 PM
2 Replies and 1715 Views data cleaning  1715  2 Started by  TommyT I have a data source that contains special characters (/ \ ) in several fields and I have to write it out without those characters - they should be replaced by spaces. Is there an accepted way to do this in a flow
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
02/09/2011 8:22 AM
4 Replies and 1319 Views PFI Nodes very slow to refresh  1319  4 Started by  JudeBac I am using PFI 9. My monitor is 22 inches. However, with so much object in the screen, clicking a node or connection, the designer goes and refresh all the nodes and it takes time to finish. Do you experience this Such a pain to watch one node refresh one at a time. My computer is powerfull enough (3ghz Interl Duo CPU with 3 gb ram). When I check the CPU usage in Task Manager, it only takes up to 50. Memory usage is small. Setting the priority to High does not help (in bat file: start /High...
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by  Jason BeardJump to last post
01/20/2011 10:00 PM
4 Replies and 1503 Views Resource Query Taking a long time to run  1503  4 Started by  Steve Martin I have created a new PF that is doing a resource query that is running for 'People' so that I can pull data for all users. The resource query is taking over 6 hours to run. I don't have any filtering criteria defined since I want data for all users, I also do not have any sort defined. There are only around 7300 records that are being returned in the query. Any ideas on how I can speed this turtle up Any help will be very much appreciated!! We are running PFI 9.0.1.6. Thanks!
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by  JudeBacJump to last post
01/19/2011 9:36 AM
1 Replies and 2579 Views PFI JMS Node connecting to ActiveMQ  2579  1 Started by  Jason Beard We are using PFI to integrate Lawson with multiple different systems and as an organization are in the process of standardizing integration using JMS.  Previously we were running WebSphere MQ and I had PFI connected and sending JMS messages without much difficulty.  Now we are switching to Apache ActiveMQ and I am unsure of the values to put in the connection fields. In the provider url I have tcp://host:61616 Initial ContextFactory is set to org.apache.activemq.jndi.ActiveMQInitialC...
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by  Jason BeardJump to last post
01/18/2011 3:58 PM
1 Replies and 1392 Views WorkUnit Metrics Task - Update Status field  1392  1 Started by  pfguy Hi There. I would like to know how to make the current WorkUnit Metrics Task rcd inactive or a status of 2 -action taken. We move in basket rcds from task to task at times, even though it hasn't gone thru a User Action Node. We are on LSF9 Rel and I use WeRuns extensively...I have resorted to adding a new task and deleting the previous task rcd.. I would prefer to do exactly what ProcessFlow does, as it goes to another UserAction Node...It changes the previous status to a '2' and adds the next t...
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
01/17/2011 11:16 AM
11 Replies and 3089 Views SQL QUERY NODE ACTING UP!  3089  11 Started by  Deleted User Friends, Help me understand this one. It seems to be one thing after another with process flow... I have a flow that runs the following SQL (assuming my variables are values) SELECT 'L_HAPI'.'NAME' as COMMENTNAME FROM 'APINVOICE' LEFT OUTER JOIN 'L_HAPI' ON 'APINVOICE'.'L_INDEX'='L_HAPI'.'L_INDEX' WHERE 'APINVOICE'.'VENDOR'= AND 'APINVOICE'.'INVOICE'='' AND 'APINVOICE'.'COMPANY'= ORDER BY 'APINVOICE'.'INVOICE_DTE', 'APINVOICE'.'VENDOR' Some brief history: I have a f...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
01/14/2011 12:06 PM
2 Replies and 1298 Views Logged in user  1298  2 Started by  TommyT Can you grab the id of the person entering a transaction (ie. the logged in user) when that user triggers a flow
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by  TommyTJump to last post
01/05/2011 10:11 PM
1 Replies and 1533 Views Process Flow Date Calcs not working  1533  1 Started by  Jayson I have a process flow in which I'm trying to create a new 6 Month Eval that occurs 6 months after the effective date of the action. Under the Start activity node, I'm able to make the following declairation: revDateSixMo=getDateDME(AddMonth(pfDate(Effect_Date),6)) The result is: empRevDateSixMo(Type=String) = 07/09/2011 It works under the Start node. However, later in the process flow, I check to see if the effective date has been changed and I try to re-calculate the same date in an Ass...
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
01/05/2011 4:03 PM
1 Replies and 1683 Views Field Numbers on PA52  1683  1 Started by  TommyT I have a flow that has to create a pa52 transaction record, but when the PA100 tries to run it it bombs because I'm not able to get the field numbers into field 1 and 2. Here is my call _PDL=&_TKN=PA52.1&_EVT=ADD&_RTN=DATA&_LFN=ALL&_TDS=IGNORE&FC=Add&PCT-COMPANY=1&PCT-EMPLOYEE=&PCT-ACTION-CODE=TERM20FINAL&PCT-EFFECT-DATE=&PCT-REASON1=TERM&PCT-UPDATE-BENEFIT=Y&PCT-UPD-ABS-MGMT=N&PCT-NEW-VALUE-1r0=T9&IMMEDIATE-ACTION=N&ORIG-COM...
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
12/29/2010 2:33 AM
0 Replies and 1239 Views WF01.1 configed to other then LOGAN  1239  0 Started by  Deleted User Currently all transactions waiting for approval, regardless of the product line, appear in the same (or equivalent) Inbasket. Has anyone found a way to separate the different development areas so that Development Inbasket transactions cannot be viewed and approved while in the User Acceptance Testing or Training data areas The wf01.1 is set to Logan in all product lines, which is shared by all product lines in DEV. Is it possible to replicate the workflow tables in another area other then Logan...
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12/16/2010 8:05 AM
6 Replies and 1189 Views Repost: Triggered work objects - assignments not working correctly  1189  6 Started by  ThomasT I have a pflow which has a simple node to a work object (which calls a second pflow). Within the second pflow there is a query. Query is name Query9100. Here's the query: PROD=&FILE=REQLINE&FIELD=COMPANY;LINE-NBR;REQ-NUMBER&SELECT=COMPANY=26REQ-NUMBER=&OUT=CSV&DELIM=~ Within the query loop there's a simple assignment node: linenumber = Query9100_LINE_NBR ...
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by  Jason BeardJump to last post
12/07/2010 9:31 PM
0 Replies and 1095 Views Triggered work objects -- assignment node not working correctly  1095  0 Started by  ThomasT I have a pflow which has a simple node to a work object (which calls a second pflow). Within the second pflow there is a query. Query is name Query9100. Here's the query: PROD=&FILE=REQLINE&FIELD=COMPANY;LINE-NBR;REQ-NUMBER&SELECT=COMPANY=26REQ-NUMBER=&OUT=CSV&DELIM=~ Within the query loop there's a simple assignment node: linenumber = Query9100_LINE_NBR Should be simple thing, I believe.Works on all other flows I've worked on but maybe not workobjects... A...
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12/07/2010 12:59 PM
1 Replies and 1675 Views PFI Scheduler  1675  1 Started by  prakash Hi, I am scheduling a flow from another flow using WebRun node. But JobId is mandatory field in the post string. So how will i get job id as they are generated by scheduler while scheduling. regards, Prakash B
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
12/06/2010 9:13 AM
1 Replies and 999 Views PFlow and Corrections  999  1 Started by  Niki Johnson We have process flows set up for some MSS actions and when we perform corrections to those actions we have to follow the process flow again.  How are others handling corrections to data that was originally submitted through MSS and subject to process flows  An example is... MSS termination entry sends an e-mail to the HR team.  Once the HR team approves the termination entry submitted by the manager, e-mails are sent to IT, payroll, etc.  When we make a correction, the flow...
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
12/04/2010 7:39 AM
6 Replies and 2994 Views Invoke Crystal Report from ProcessFlow  2994  6 Started by  Deleted User We have a number of Crystal Reports written some time ago that calculate out some data and display them out in report form. A project we are working on is trying to take the logic out and build flows, but we are having issues. So the question came up, can Process Flow invoke Crystal We think that if we change the Crystal Report to spit out data in delimited format, we can then take that and upload it into our systems; but may process flow could invoke and get the results and then work with the ...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/03/2010 6:55 PM
10 Replies and 1383 Views Approve, Reject function: is it available for programming?  1383  10 Started by  ThomasT Trying to find out if there's a way to mimic or use the Approve and Reject functions within the Processflow inbasket. I want to use the same Approve and Reject functions to approve and reject workunits programatically, but I don't know where in the file structure these functions would be, meaning I know they should be javascript but I don't know exactly where or what the actual functions would be called. Does anyone have any idea Thank you greatly, Thomas
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by  ThomasTJump to last post
12/01/2010 12:44 PM
5 Replies and 3994 Views Pull file from FTP site with process flow  3994  5 Started by  Shane Jones Anyone have a solution with processflow to pull a file from an FTP site...   I don't like that we have some integrations that use different tools and I am researching processflow as the core application for integration.   I am looking to understand the node that could pull a file from an FTP site and hopefully decrypt the file ...   (Might need to use system command to decrypt the file.) Thanks Shane
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by  PTJump to last post
12/01/2010 8:24 AM
3 Replies and 1075 Views PFI scheduler  1075  3 Started by  prakash Hi, Is there any way to retrieve the job Id of a scheduled flow from the flow which is scheduled. regards, Prakash
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by  LoriNJump to last post
12/01/2010 7:57 AM
2 Replies and 1042 Views PFI Scheduler  1042  2 Started by  prakash Hi, I am using webrun node to schedule a flow from another flow. But i need to pass a variable from the flow which is scheduling to the flow which is scheduled. Is there any way to schedule a flow from another flow by passing variables regards, prakash
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by  prakashJump to last post
11/30/2010 12:07 PM
4 Replies and 1770 Views pf transaction node on HR11 user fields  1770  4 Started by  khart I am trying to build a transaction node that will update a certain HR11 user field row number after a page down or i also have the FIELD-KEY specified.  Is there a way to use pf to update this
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
11/25/2010 9:31 PM
4 Replies and 2166 Views Finding User vs NT00000044 in DME Query  2166  4 Started by  jknox Building a process flow similar to the flow in the tips and tricks section about sending an email about jobs that are in 'Needs Recovery' status. First of all I can't get drill down in GEN from my API builder in PF (all I see is JO, LA, UN) but that isn't as big of deal (at the moment) because I can still pull data using the following query: \\PROD=GEN&FILE=QUEUEDJOB&FIELD=JOBNAME;USERNAME;STATUS;STOPDATE&SELECT=STATUS=34&OUT=CSV&DELIM=~ Now, when I run this I am gett...
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by  JudeBacJump to last post
11/24/2010 8:18 AM
5 Replies and 2649 Views Process Flow - Documenting Flows  2649  5 Started by  Giulia I have been asked to create an audit report using crystal reports and querying the process flow tables, that will show each po approval flow from beginning to end. Has anyone done this before Are there any canned reports provided by lawson that can be leveraged
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
11/23/2010 5:24 PM
1 Replies and 1071 Views Oracle DB LMLEASE TERMINATE_DATE IS NULL how to query null  1071  1 Started by  amylynanderson How do I query null values of a date SELECT BB.COMPANY, BB.LEASE, BB.END_DATE, BB.TERMINATE_DATE, AA.DUE_DATE, MAX(AA.PMT_NBR) FROM  LMPAYDTL AA,  LMLEASE BB WHERE AA.COMPANY = BB.COMPANY AND AA.LEASE = BB.LEASE AND BB.R_STATUS = 1 AND BB.COMPANY =    AND BB.TERMINATE_DATE = '1700-01-01' GROUP BY BB.COMPANY, BB.LEASE, BB.END_DATE, BB.TERMINATE_DATE, AA.DUE_DATE
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by  mjuusolaJump to last post
11/19/2010 12:56 PM
4 Replies and 1566 Views PFI Limitations - concurrency  1566  4 Started by  Deleted User We have done some testing and find that we can only get about 8-12 threads to process concurrently, the rest of the workunits stay in ready status until an open thread is available.  We changed the max thread pool size to 20, then 50 but had no improvement. We are on an IBM i5, does anyone know how to increase the number of current thread that can be processed by the PFI server I hear that there is a limitation of 8 threads and that this cannot be changed.  I have also heard th...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
11/15/2010 3:34 PM
5 Replies and 1226 Views Inbasket, multiple line distributions  1226  5 Started by  Daniel Were in the process of implemetning requisition approvals through PF, one of the issues we have encountered is that the Inbasket does not show the multiple distributions in a req line that has been split between accounting units. Accounting will be reviewing req's for correct acct usage and needs to be able to see the multiple distributions on a line. Drilling on the req is not an option as accounting will not know which line has been split and there could be 100 lines in a req. Does someone hav...
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
11/12/2010 7:01 AM
1 Replies and 1586 Views Odd Errors in PFlow with record limit over 10000 records  1586  1 Started by  Deleted User Friends, My admins and I took the necesssary steps to updating the iosconfig.xml file to change the MAX query length to be 999999. But now i get some odd behavior in my pflow; what I am doing in the flow is simply pulling all vendors from the lawson table (which has 34k plus records). The query is below. So running the query below in the pflow (with my full server info) returns me the following error ( I have stripped our server and host information but all works good; plug yours in). B...
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by  amylynandersonJump to last post
10/28/2010 5:43 PM
1 Replies and 1093 Views portal inbasket is displaying workunits from test instead of production  1093  1 Started by  John Crudele The production portal inbasket is displaying the workunits from test I checked the pfserv config and it is pointing to production. Any ideas &160; Thanks JC &160;
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/21/2010 4:41 PM
3 Replies and 1998 Views Testing Process Flow Emails  1998  3 Started by  Amy Swanson We have several process flows that send emails to employees to notify them of various things, especially registration for training. The employee&160;email address is read from HR11.&160; While these flows were in development and testing we have inadvertantly sent emails to employees that should not have gone out.&160; We are looking for suggestions to keep these emails from going to employees and instead have them sent to a tester or pre-defined email address.&160; Ideally, we'd like to have...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/21/2010 4:41 PM
2 Replies and 1292 Views Variable type integer limitation  1292  2 Started by  JudeBac Hi all, What is the maximum value of&160;the variable type integer in ProcessFlow The reason I asked is because I have an employee number&160;50745130. In ResourceQuery, if I assign the result to a string varaiable say s_EE, the value is 50745130. But if I assign this to a type integer variable say i_EE, the value is 50745128. I do not have issues with smaller numbers. Below is the Debug window result. Is this an integer limitation in ProcessFlow Thank you, Jude Variables in Process : D...
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by  JudeBacJump to last post
10/19/2010 7:53 AM
0 Replies and 1270 Views Create Custom Activities using Java  1270  0 Started by  TomD Has anyone successfully written a Java application/Bean, deployed it, and then invoke/call it from the Lawson ProcessFlow Custom Activity Node  The Pflow Admin Guide says we can do this.   I'm just curious to see how many of us out there have done this in Production If you have, what are the challenges in doing this
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10/15/2010 12:36 PM
0 Replies and 1142 Views PFI Insbasket  1142  0 Started by  prakash Hi, I have three actions for a User action, which are Approve, Reject and Esc. Is there any way to display only two actions Approve and Reject in web inbasket and smart office inbasket. This is for lawson M3. Thanks! regards, Prakash B
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10/13/2010 12:27 PM
1 Replies and 1224 Views PFI user action time out  1224  1 Started by  prakash Hi, I want to esclate if an approver&160;has not taken any action to the next level and at the same time i want to send an email to the next level approver &160; &160;
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
10/11/2010 3:59 PM
0 Replies and 1359 Views Re-route to new user Inbasket and update APINVOICE table  1359  0 Started by  KHessing This forum is similar to one discussed previously. I am needing to re-route&160;invoices that were initially sent through process flow with wrong auth code. I have figured out that I need to call the bpm form to write the new category value. I also need to&160;update the oCatValue. But the users are also wanting the Invoice origin auth code to be updated for auditing purposes. This is tied to the auth code in the APINVOICE table. So I need to update the APINVOICE table. Has anyone done this an...
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10/11/2010 7:48 AM
1 Replies and 2456 Views Process Flow to send welcome message to new employees  2456  1 Started by  jph826 We would like to send a welcome message&160;to new employees and their supervisor a few days after their hire date.&160; So basically, the flow will run nightly and look at the Hire Date field for today - 2 days and send an email to the new hire and their manager.&160; The manager's lawson number is in the HRSUPER&160;table, so it will have to look at that first in order to lookup the manager's email on HR11. Does anyone already have a similar flow they would be willing to share&160; Than...
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by  NickJump to last post
10/08/2010 7:01 PM
1 Replies and 1479 Views PF DME Query Related Tables  1479  1 Started by  cBreeze I can't seem to pull in the Dept description, PaPosition and Supervisor&160; fields in my query. I am looking to get a PA52 'Term' Action from Persaction, Get the dept name from department and Supervisor from Paposition and include the supervisor name in an email. I get fields from related table 'Employee', but not from the other related tables Any suggestion as to what I am doing wrong, is greatly appreciated, Thanks, Curt PROD=DEV&FILE=PERSACTION&FIELD=COMPANY;ACTION-TYPE;EFFECT...
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by  cBreezeJump to last post
10/07/2010 9:35 AM
4 Replies and 1365 Views ProcessFlow - Re-Pointing to new Product Line  1365  4 Started by  Shari Hello!&160; I hope someone can help.&160; We are currently using LSF9 SP6 / 8.0.3 apps.&160; We are testing 9.0 apps for upgrade.&160; ProcessFlow is functional using 8.0.3 apps.&160; I am trying to point our existing process flows (having trouble with RSS flows specificially) to the new product line and I can't seem to get (or at least view) work units in either the administrator tool&160;or the inbasket.&160; I believe work units are being created because there are certain requisitions ...
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by  George GrahamJump to last post
10/05/2010 4:36 PM
4 Replies and 2115 Views Re-route to new User Inbasket  2115  4 Started by  Vito Amatulli I&160;am fairly new to Processflow an I am looking for a recommendation on how best to approach this issue.&160;Our Procurement Dept would like to have a Re-Route Action on certain requistions (>&160;$5000,0000). &160;It&160; would open up a new form and they could select the user and have the work go to the new user inbasket for approval. I was able to create a customized version of WF02.1 and was trying to lauch the URL&160;from the UserAction Node but I am getting the Exec List cannot e...
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by  KHessingJump to last post
10/05/2010 2:50 PM
1 Replies and 1973 Views Attaching a SSRS Report to an email  1973  1 Started by  Garry Ferwerda Does any one know of a way to write a byte stream from ProcessFlow I want to attach a SQL Server Reporting services report to an email. The report can be created by the flow using the webservices node. But what is returned by the node is byte stream that needs to be written to the file system. I have tried using the custom activities node with the encoding activity and the convertStringToASCIIBytes activity but haven't figured out how to right that to the file system. The file activity ...
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by  RobertJump to last post
10/01/2010 11:25 AM
21 Replies and 7549 Views Need help triggering a process flow via AGS and WFWK.1  7549  21 Started by  Deleted User Friends, I am working on a project involving invoking a process flow from AP160. I am trying to use an AGS call (like many have in here) and have not been having success. I tried to create a stub record in WFWK.1 so that if I call via the AGS call that it picks up. When I try to create the WFWK.1 record, it tells me that 'EFTACH160 Service is not defined'. I know I am not doing something right, can someone explain and show me how to make a process flow web callable and how to AGS call wor...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
09/29/2010 1:41 PM
6 Replies and 1474 Views Unit  1474  6 Started by  TommyT When working in an xml inbasket with design studio is the current workunit number available to me Do I have to query to find it
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
09/22/2010 3:19 PM
5 Replies and 1690 Views Req Approval - User Action Task Question  1690  5 Started by  Preston Burdwell I have a question about Tasks and assigning work to an approver in the req approval flow. We have the following approval levels by requesting location at our facility: 1. Level 1 = $0 - $500 2. Level 2 = $501 - $1000 3. Level 3 = $1001 - $10000 4. Level 4 = $10000 - 100000 5. Level 5 = $100001 - UP Each level of approval can go to a different person depending on the requesting location. Here is the problem: Some Requesting Locations don't have a Level 1 approver, just a Level 2. Do I hav...
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by  Preston BurdwellJump to last post
09/20/2010 2:24 PM
7 Replies and 1874 Views Leaving a query before last record is reached  1874  7 Started by  Jamie Hello, I'm wondering if anyone has found a way to leave a query before all records have been read. Similar to a 'do while'. I have a query that reads through lines on an invoice and I want to move on when a certain criteria is met instead of reading through all remaining records. Now I&160;can do this with a branch within the query and just exit instead of going to the end of the query, but the problem comes&160;when it comes back around to the beginning of that query again. It just stops. Any...
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by  DemichenerJump to last post
09/16/2010 9:15 AM
1 Replies and 1415 Views PF Version Control  1415  1 Started by  Bob Beverley I'm looking for some guidance on managing in progress work units when uploading a new version of a flow. For example, we're currently on V_03 of our Req Line Approval. When we went from V_02 to V_03 the 500 in progress V_02 units were stranded. They wwere in various stages of completion. Most units have 4 approvals required so they can have 0-3 approvals already complted and we'd have to either get the approvers to re-approve (not good for them) or do the approvals ourself with PF Administr...
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by  JudeBacJump to last post
09/15/2010 7:10 AM
14 Replies and 1921 Views Transformation Extenders with Windows 2008 64 bit  1921  14 Started by  Deleted User Has anyone upgraded to LSF 9.0.1.6 using Windows 2008 R2 with the Transformation Extenders (Mercator/DataStage replacement) We have not been successful in getting ProcessFlow to call TE when installed on the server (can't make the 64 bit call) and we're being told by Lawson that we need to install TE on a 32 bit PC and call it remotely. Before I go that route, I'd love to know if anyone has implemented this without a remote PC. Thanks!
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
09/14/2010 4:24 PM
5 Replies and 1707 Views Lawson PF Scheduler Error  1707  5 Started by  Deleted User Friends, what gives with this error I had to change the LAW_JAVA_HOME and LAW81_JAVA_HOME environment variables because the PF Scheduler would not even pop up. After changing them, I get the following error: HELP!!! We need this working ASAP so any help would be appreciated! Thanks in advance for your help!
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by  Jimmy ChiuJump to last post
09/14/2010 11:34 AM
1 Replies and 1244 Views Remove the TASK LEVEL WORK from inbasket.  1244  1 Started by  TommyT I have a client insistant on removing the 'TASK LEVEL WORK' from their inbasket display. Has anyone ever done it TIA
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by  TommyTJump to last post
09/13/2010 3:02 PM
1 Replies and 1770 Views ProcessFlow object timeouts  1770  1 Started by  Joe Haveman It has been my experience that ProcessFlow will timeout an object after about 60 seconds. I am using the SystemCommand object to run an external process and when it takes longer than 60 seconds, the SystemCommand object throws an error. The SqlQuery object appears to do the same thing. The WebRun object seems to have a longer timeout. This one acts more like 5 to 7 minutes. Does anyone know where to increase the timeouts for ProcessFlow objects I have looked through all the config files...
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by  Rob ConradJump to last post
09/12/2010 7:46 PM
5 Replies and 1858 Views RQ10 Process Flow Service  1858  5 Started by  Robert Here is the RQ10PD section that invokes the service. I guess this is a basic trigge....but what is the actual service name INITIALIZE WFAPI-INPUT MOVE RQWS-WORKUNIT TO WFAPI-I-WORKUNIT INITIALIZE WFAPI-OUTPUT PERFORM 1000-WF-RELEASE-SETUP IF (WFAPI-O-RETURN-CODE NOT = 0) DISPLAY 'Release API Return Code ' WFAPI-O-RETURN-CODE DISPLAY ' ' WFAPI-O-RET-MSG GO TO 400-END END-IF
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
09/09/2010 7:01 AM
1 Replies and 6765 Views Cannot connect to the RMI server - help!!!  6765  1 Started by  Deleted User Hey friends, I am getting the following message in ProcessFlow Designer 9.0.1.4 - Unable to communicate with ProcessFlow RMI Server. I checked out myLawson knowledgebase Article ID:5353943 and no help. I am unsure of the server side settings since our admin handles those, but has anyone else has this issue and how did you resolve In the aboe Article, we confirm the xml via the http://your.web.server.com/bpm/daservlet address (with our server) and now just need some ideas of quick places t...
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by  WoozyJump to last post
09/08/2010 1:58 PM
2 Replies and 1856 Views PFI Scheduler  1856  2 Started by  prakash I am trying to schedule a flow from another flow by populating the jobdef table. but how to get the job id. does any one know how pfi scheduler maintains the job id
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by  prakashJump to last post
09/07/2010 12:10 PM
11 Replies and 1755 Views PFI Scheduler  1755  11 Started by  prakash Can we Schedule a flow from ProcessFlow Scheduler every minute
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by  ShawnVJump to last post
09/03/2010 2:06 PM
1 Replies and 3918 Views DME ACTIVE-X error  3918  1 Started by  JPurvis Hi, Can't get the DME node to run. When I try to build on the Query properties, it immediately comes up and says Runtime Error 429 - ActiveX component can't create object. Any thoughts :) Thanks!
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by  WalterJump to last post
09/03/2010 10:59 AM
5 Replies and 1422 Views Scheduling  1422  5 Started by  prakash Is there any way to schedule a flow from another flow
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by  prakashJump to last post
09/03/2010 9:03 AM
2 Replies and 1257 Views Work Unit Duplication / New Server  1257  2 Started by  Lance Kelley We are setting up a new server and I'm wondering if there will be a problem with the work units (WF tables) when we port the data from our current/live PROD (the 'old server'), to the new server. The LOGAN area will NOT be ported over so the WF Tables and work units will be in a different state on the new server than they were on the old server. Specifically the 'next work unit' will be in the 5xx range on the new server where the current 'old' server is in the 8xxx range. We need to te...
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by  Lance KelleyJump to last post
09/01/2010 11:32 AM
4 Replies and 1085 Views JDBC Issue - Migrating from SQL2000 to SQL2005  1085  4 Started by  Hobbes Hey guys, been trolling these boards for a couple of days trying to find an answer my issue. We currently have process flow setup fine in SQL 2000 database. However we just added SQL 2005 database, and I'm having issues connecting to it. I read the guide in the other topic on this board how SQL2005 drivers does not work... so would sql 2000 drivers be able to connect to 2005
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by  HobbesJump to last post
08/31/2010 1:44 PM
6 Replies and 1476 Views Next review email notificationto supervisor  1476  6 Started by  mbaliga I am new to processflow and was trying to write a flow that will send an email to an employee's supervisor when they are due for their 30 & 90 day evaluations. I have the flow created that is generating the emails but I am not able to get it to send the email notification to the correct supervisor. It somehow seems to be picking up the email of the last supervisor in the supervisor query and sending the email to that supervisor. I therefore need some help getting this issue resolved. Thanks
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by  mbaligaJump to last post
08/28/2010 8:35 AM
1 Replies and 1371 Views ReAssign InBasket work from one user to another  1371  1 Started by  JoeS Is it possible to reassign work from one user's inbasket to another's similiar to what the timeout setting of an UserAction node would do Example, all work would flow to one user's inbasket and it would be their decision to either take an action or send to another user for action.
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
08/27/2010 10:02 AM
2 Replies and 2238 Views Calling Process Flow from Command Line  2238  2 Started by  John Cunningham Is there a way to call a process flow from command line. I could create a batch program and call the flow from there via the jqsubmit. But was hoping for a better way. Any Thoughts
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by  Matthew HillJump to last post
08/26/2010 4:56 PM
6 Replies and 3833 Views Queued Jobs flow  3833  6 Started by  TBonney I am trying to set up a flow to generate an email to advise of the jobs in needs recovery status by doing a rngdbdump, like the one referenced in the 'Tips & Tricks' section. Has anyone done this as suggested by John If so, please advise which nodes I would use and how I woudl write the command syntax to be executed. The article John provides in Tips & Tricks suggest a great usage of process flow. However, unfortunately, my lack of familiarity and experience with P-Flow renders the detail...
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
08/24/2010 3:21 PM
7 Replies and 1412 Views MessageBuilder returning undefined  1412  7 Started by  Deleted User Friends, I have been working on a process flow that pulls some info out of CBTRANS and puts some key fields in csv format that are then saved into a csv file via a FileAccess object. Everything works well except the most important part, the data showing up. I have a DME query that executes and is returning data, but when it gets to the MessageBuilder, the MessageBuilder does not show the values. In the log below you cna see the data but when you open the csv file, all cells say undefine...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
08/19/2010 2:07 PM
2 Replies and 1275 Views ProcessFlow Integrator & MS Outlook Out of Office Autoreply  1275  2 Started by  Steve Weary How does ProcessFlow Integrator handle an Out of Office Autoreply from MS Outlook We would like the Autoreply to go to the email alias we have setup for the PFI Admins so we can insure a proxy is setup to cover Approvals for the person who is out. This used to happen, but stopped working some time ago and I'm not sure where to look to troubleshoot and correct. Any ideas would be appreciated.
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by  Bill IanniJump to last post
08/17/2010 3:06 PM
0 Replies and 4629 Views MD2withRSA is disabled  4629  0 Started by  Deleted User FYI, If you are getting this message trying to run the ProcessFlow Administrator client on your PC, it relates to a bug in the release of Java JRE 1.6 Build 17 thru 20 related to SSL. The latest build 21 has a fix, you can also degrade to build 16 to fix.
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08/13/2010 7:52 AM
1 Replies and 1485 Views Pa100 logged in as Lawson  1485  1 Started by  TommyT I have a flow that needs to execute a pa100 to process a pa52 transaction it creates. I created the PA100 while logged in as Lawson. When I log in locally as Lawson and enter the transaction it works fine. When I log in as myself the transaction will not run. Any Ideas on how to setup the pa100 job so it will accept input from 'regular' users
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by  David WilliamsJump to last post
08/10/2010 2:28 PM
1 Replies and 1404 Views Service Definition  1404  1 Started by  Elizabeth Ardito I have been working with Lawson for 3 days now without any resolution. I have just upgraded our EMSS to version 9.0.1.3 and would like to use the new processflows that are provided instead of the generic emails. I am attempting to make changes to the EMSSAddrChg Service Definition to add the Product of ERP and to add the appropriate product line. Each time I try to do this, I receive an error message stating that I must inquire first (which I am doing). I am very familiar with process ...
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by  RobertJump to last post
08/05/2010 4:10 PM
10 Replies and 3172 Views Trigger processflow from Lawson Bookmark  3172  10 Started by  Shane Jones Anyone know if it is possible to trigger a flow from a Portal Bookmark (No variables - just need to start the flow)
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by  George GrahamJump to last post
08/04/2010 10:39 PM
1 Replies and 1228 Views Web Service NOde - Detect EOF marker  1228  1 Started by  TomD I'm using the Web Service Node in the PFI. My WS returns one or more records in the XML data stream. How do I detect the last record or EOF so I know when to stop processing. In PFI WS node, you can access each data element from WS using the array (0). Is there a max array counter that the PFI tool provides for us to use thanks, Tom.
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by  TomDJump to last post
08/03/2010 9:38 AM
3 Replies and 1486 Views Super User roles in Flow updates  1486  3 Started by  mark.cook We have a number of req approval requests for the approvals to be reassigned as people are out on vacation, etc. I am looking for a way to have our super user outside IT make this change to User Task Category Definitions but not allow access to update other flows or utilize the designer tool. Has anyone decentralized maintenance like this and been able to handle any security concerns
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by  mark.cookJump to last post
07/30/2010 11:41 AM
2 Replies and 1654 Views Dynamic UserAction?  1654  2 Started by  George Graham I know I'm probably asking for something that does not exist, but just so that I cover my bets - I have a flow that is initiated from three separate source - and within the flow I can know what that source is. Based on that source I have three different population of users who are assigned to three different tasks. Currently the flow branches based upon that source to three separate UserAction nodes. I'm wondering if anyone can think of a way to dynamically/programatically assign the task...
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by  George GrahamJump to last post
07/29/2010 10:04 PM
2 Replies and 1692 Views Display Exec  1692  2 Started by  TommyT Does anyone know where I can get my hands on a Position Requisition approval display exec for a portal inbasket
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by  TommyTJump to last post
07/29/2010 3:19 PM
2 Replies and 1851 Views print labels from processflow  1851  2 Started by  redluv Hello, I'm investigating the ability for ProcessFlow to print to a label printer as part of a flow. Anyone doing any printing If so, how Writing to a file and calling a system command WebRun node to a web based print util Thanks in advance, redluv
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by  redluvJump to last post
07/29/2010 10:40 AM
11 Replies and 5835 Views Process Flow trigger in a batch file  5835  11 Started by  M Graham Has anyone created a Process Flow trigger in a batch program, such as PA102 (Position Update) &160; I need a work unit created when a PA102 job is submitted and when 'Update'=Y.&160;
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by  John CunninghamJump to last post
07/27/2010 2:04 PM
5 Replies and 1298 Views reqapproval1 vs reqapproval2  1298  5 Started by  redluv Hello, Can someone tell me the real difference between reqapproval1.xml and reqapproval2.xml The documentation gives this cryptic clue: The two flows are identical in all respects except that reqapproval1 looks for a value from the requisitions header detail to determine the appropriate level to restart the approval process. Reqapproval2 always starts at the first level of approval. I can see that reqapproval1 does track it's status by updating the PFLOW_APRV_LVL field on the req...
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by  redluvJump to last post
07/26/2010 8:51 AM
2 Replies and 1636 Views Fileclient Input Data  1636  2 Started by  Woozy Hi All, I want to use FileClient to launch a flow and provide source data, but I can't figure out how to access the data in the file designated in the FileClient parameters. It must be simple, but I can't find it in the documentation. Thoughts Thanks!
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by  WoozyJump to last post
07/23/2010 2:32 PM
2 Replies and 1349 Views Invoke PFI Service from remote server via URL  1349  2 Started by  Deleted User I need to create a URL call that will invoke a PFI service from another system, anyone know how to do that I would like to either pass information in the URL call that the PFI service can load into Lawson or FTP a file to a folder and then invoke the PFI service to process the file delivered. We do not have scan client available.
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
07/21/2010 6:01 PM
4 Replies and 1888 Views ProcessFlow - work unit cancellations initiated by the system  1888  4 Started by  Ruma Malhotra We placed a number of personnel action flows into production. Related Lawson forms being called in the designs included HR11, PA52, PA53 and manual use of PA100. A recurring issue at this time is that the related work units are canceled by the system without reason at various times throughout the day. For the customer, items in an inbasket requiring an approval action just disappear. Lawson has provided some guidance for troubleshooting but this issue continues. NOTE: All other flow ...
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by  Ruma MalhotraJump to last post
07/21/2010 9:47 AM
4 Replies and 3185 Views Adding new global variables  3185  4 Started by  Erikw Hi all, I've been trying to add new global environment wide variables to our PFI system without succes. I've tried adding them in the menu.do interface definitions which resulted in adding them in the logan database, but when I tried to retreive de variable in a flow it returned as 'not defined'. Also I tried to add them to the enter.cmd file where I found the LAWDIR and GENDIR variables, but I guess these are only used during install. Is there any way to add global variables to PFI,...
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by  ErikwJump to last post
07/19/2010 4:03 AM
2 Replies and 1627 Views Processflow Variables  1627  2 Started by  MattD Can anyone tell me how to get a variable from a basic trigger to show in Processflow designer so I can use it later in the flow Is it suppose to show in the process properties variables list Because it is not. I have added the Service Variable Definition and the flow works okay it just doesn't have the variables. Any help you can offer would be much appreciated. Cheers.
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by  MattDJump to last post
07/14/2010 2:56 PM
3 Replies and 2188 Views Query Node Select Distinct Code, ProcessFlow Query  2188  3 Started by  JudeBac Hi all, Processflow query node. I usually start and build the code in ProcessFlow String Wizard. I need to do a 'select distinct EMPLOYEE from lawson.BNBEN'. This is my code so far: PROD=&FILE=BNBEN&FIELD=EMPLOYEE&OUT=CSV&DELIM=~ ProcessFlow8.03 Pro Kinda busy day for me. Thanks for the help. Jude
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by  TommyTJump to last post
07/13/2010 8:45 AM
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