>  From:        certz@americanmetalproducts.com (Chris Ertz)

>  >  There is a big difference from 405 CD and a 6.x version of BPCS.
>  >  Take invoice reprints using 405 CD - not an issue - immediate output.
>  >  Take invoice reprints using 6.X could run for hours - per invoice - even
>  >  with the logicals built in order to help performance - even on a 620
>  >  machine.

Al Macintyre thanks Chris for this clarification

>  Ata510@aol.com suggested:

>  Have you tried checking the size of your ZPD file? You should only keep
>  records you would ever potentially re-print - you may want to purge file
>  occasionally by date or by form type/date range.

>  From:        certz@americanmetalproducts.com (Chris Ertz)

>  Our ZPD file has only 1999 records from January through Now, 
>  excluding all Pick Tickets and Shipping Documents.
>  We  purge Pick Tickets and Shipping Documents daily. The system just gets
>  too slow if I don't.  Also I have to purge old ECH & ECL records because 
the
>  client version of order entry runs slow if I do not.
>  
>  Sincerely,
>  
>  Chris Ertz

          { Al Macintyre ]

I am constantly learning stuff from BPCS_L & checking out various hints & 
tips, but cannot always keep up with it all.

We do not have ZPD file on BPCS 405 CD, however ESH & ESL each have approx 
7,000 active records dating back to 1998-08-03

We have not been purging pick tickets, shipping documents, or innards of 
blanket orders.

Question - how should they get purged?  
Is there an SSA option to do this or does this require another mod?

Al

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