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E1: OMW: Frequently Asked Questions on Object Management Workbench (P98220) (Doc ID 1283779.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2022

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version 9.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document provides answers to some frequently asked questions on Object Management Workbench (OMW). 

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Question 1: Where can I find additional information on Object Management Workbench (OMW)?
 Question 2: What tables are used by OMW?
 Question 1: How do I configure the initial News/Status Page in OMW?
 Question 2: How can we define OMW to default in a Role or From and To Status in the main screen?
 Check-In / Check-Out
 Question 1: The token for an object will not be released after check-in. When will the token be released? 
 Question 2: Why is the option Not enabled to check-in or check-out an Interactive Version?
 Question 3: How is the check-in and check-out of Batch Versions different from other objects in OMW?
 Question 4: Why do I get a "General Error in Method" when attempting to check-in a Business Function or Table?
 Default Project
 Question 1: How do I define the default project status and User Role when a new OMW project is added?
 Question 2: How do I define the project status for the user's personal default project?
 Question 3: What is the purpose of the External Role defined in the Constants in Object Management Configuration?
 Question 4: Is it possible to delete a default project?
 Saving Objects
 Question 1: What is the purpose of the Save Location and how do I create a Save Location?
 Question 2: How can I save an object to a Local Spec file using OMW?
 Copying Objects
 Question 1: Is there a way using OMW to copy the data in a table from one data source to another?
 Question 2:  When copying an UPDATE report template, why does the new object default to "Read-Only/No Update" rather than an "Update" type?
 Question 3: Why is the Copy Button in OMW for NER or C BSFN disabled?
 Question 4: Is there a way to identify whether a custom object was copied from another object or created brand new ?
 Deleting Objects
 Question 1: How do I delete an object using OMW?
 Question 2: Why do I get an error when attempting to delete a completed project in status '01'?
 Question 3: How can I clean up projects for Users that no longer exist?
 Question 1: How can I secure users from being able to add themselves as any role within a project?
 Question 2: How can I secure developers from creating projects in OMW?
 Question 3: Some Row/Form Exits in OMW are disabled for a specific user, who does not have any Hyper Exit security in P00950 Security Workbench.
 Question 4: At Project Status=21, how to restrict a user from advancing to Project Status= 26 only? 
 Question 5: How to secure the action buttons in the center of OMW application? Can this be done through Security Workbench?
 Backup and Recovery
 Question 1: Is the functionality available within OMW to have a backup path code where objects from production can be restored from?
 Question 2: A developer left our company and had several objects that were not checked-in.  How can I recover these objects?
 Question 3: Is there a way to restore a custom object that is missing or corrupt?
 Troubleshooting and Common Errors
 Question 1: How can I troubleshoot errors within Object Management Workbench?
 Question 2: Why do I receive the error "Fetch from Table F0101 Failed" when attempting to change the User Role on a Project?
 Question 3: Why do I receive an error of "Error: Invalid Parameter" when attempting to add an object to a new project?
 Question 4: Why does a user receive RDB errors when using OMW after a new install on the AS/400?
 Question 5: Why does OMW fail with a Microsoft Windows exception error message and close EnterpriseOne?
 Question 1: What reports are available to display Object Management Workbench Information?
 Question 2: Is there a UBE Report that will delete completed projects in OMW?
 Question 1: What might be a cause for performance issues in OMW with check-in, check-out or opening an object in design?
 Question 2: Can Object Management Workbench be launched from the Deployment Server?
 Question 3: How does the SAR System Integration work with OMW?
 Question 4: How can I change the name of an object?
 Question 5: Where do I maintain User/Role once it has been added in Project Status Activity Rules?
 Question 6: Is There a Way To Identify All Tokens Held In OMW Projects?
 Question 7: OMW automatically adds UBE Template to the project after adding only an Object Name|Version Name and selecting ER Compare. Is this functioning as designed?

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