Joan,

My customer has a few thousand MO's on the floor at one time, plus some
60,000+ item balance records with Location control.  Admittedly, the system
is not tuned properly since we just (1/2/2002) went live with the MFG piece
of MAPICS.  Their legacy system was very old.

Eric


>From: "McCready, Joan" <Joan.McCready@metaltekint.com>
>Reply-To: mapics-l@midrange.com
>To: "'mapics-l@midrange.com'" <mapics-l@midrange.com>
>Subject: RE: U-Jobs
>Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2002 11:04:07 -0600
>
>Eric -
>
>You are essentially correct - the "real time" is from PLMC to MAPICS; a
>refresh has to be done to update the data from MAPICS to PLMC. But, what
>the
>heck do you have in your files?!? Our refresh takes only 10 minutes; 20
>minutes, tops. We have them automatically scheduled (using AS/400 job
>scheduler) to run at 5:00 am, noon, and 5:30 pm. Our production control
>staff knows to run a "Refresh all" if they have critical changes to MO's
>between these times. We're not using PLMC for PO receiving, however, but we
>always choose "refresh all," not refresh MO's or employees only.
>
>     Go RAMS!  -- Joan
>
>Joan McCready, IS Manager      phone:  636-479-4499
>MetalTek International         fax:  636-479-3399
>The Carondelet Division        www.metaltekint.com
>8600 Commercial Blvd
>Pevely, MO  63070
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Eric Wolf [mailto:eric_a_wolf@hotmail.com]
>Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 9:24 PM
>To: mapics-l@midrange.com
>Subject: Re: U-Jobs
>
>
>To the list,
>
>Is anyone having a problem with MDCC/PLMC in that the Inventory
>transactions
>processed in MAPICS are not able to be viewed in MDCC/PLMC until a "full"
>refresh is performed?  Are we missing something or is this correct?
>
>For example, if an IA is done to correct a Batch/Lot number, Location
>or quantity, and now you go into the PLMC screens (GUI or green), the
>adjusted/corrected information is not available.  The full refresh takes
>2-3
>hours during the day and 1 hour during the night.
>
>My customer was sold (and told) that PLMC is "On-line/Real-time" but in
>fact
>it is only one-way. PLMC to MAPICS is real-time. MAPICS to PLMC does not
>appear to be.
>
>Thank you for any help (in advance)...
>
>Eric Wolf
>
>Please direct your responses to gzaghikian@senioraerospace.com
>
>
>
>
>
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