• Subject: Re: How to Remove Old FY Records from GL/s CURHIS File
  • From: Paola.Groeber@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2000 15:20:47 -0500


Al,

I would strongly suggest you contact your Affiliate to help fix this
problem.  They have the skills necessary to quickly resolve this issue for
you.

Paola Groeber
BPA, MAPICS, Inc.




"aldg" <aldg@mail.rvi.net>@midrange.com on 11/21/2000 02:39:59 PM

Please respond to MAPICS-L@midrange.com

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To:   "MAPICS Mailing List" <MAPICS-L@midrange.com>
cc:   "Gershen, Al" <aldg@mail.rvi.net>, "Gershen, Al" <aldg6@webtv.net>
Subject:  How to Remove Old FY Records from GL/s CURHIS File


Mapics Environment: DB or Y2K (Mod 4)
Module in Question: GL
13 Period Accounting Cycle used
Fiscal Year Ending Nov. 30, 2000

Hi Mapics ML:

My employer has had turnover in various departments that resulted in our
not doing the annual housekeeping (archiving and deleting) on the CURHIS
file.

According to Mapics Support, for companies using a 13 Period Accounting
Cycle. they should Archive and Delete the prior years records from this
file before the end of Period 1 of the new fiscal year.

In our case, this wasn't done and as I look at the file using Query/400, I
find that it still contains a few records for FYE 11/98's Period 13 and all
of FYE 11/99.

Back in August, I telephone Mapics Support and on their website "Customer
Inquiry Status" for my Incident 1070070, it says in part:

"Fix: Write a program to remove the current records since they are
distinguished by having a year in the year field; then archive and delete
[the old fiscal records] through GL [Journal History/Archive Current
Journal History and Delete Current Journal History].  After the archive and
delete is done, copy the current records back into the history file
(CURHIS).  Copy File (CPYF) can be used to eliminate unwanted records."

Our new head of Information Services is not "up to speed" in RPG
programming.  I'm wondering if one of the Mapics ML members can send me a
simple RPG program that I can have him install on our system that will
remove the current records from the file, thereby following the plan
suggested by Mapics Support above.

If there's another way of accomplishing this task, please post your
comments here also.

I look forward to hearing from you on this matter.

Regards....



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