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E1: OMW: Frequently Asked Questions on Object Management Promotions (Doc ID 1287905.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 20, 2020

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version 8.98 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document contains answers to many of the frequently asked questions related to promotions in Object Management Workbench (OMW) P98220.

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Question 1: Where can I find information on OMW promotions?
 Question 2: Is it possible to promote objects across releases?
 Question 3: Is it possible to get a list of objects that have been promoted to a specific environment?
 Question 4: What Happens with Objects when a Project Promotion Fails?
 Question 5: Are there any restrictions when promoting objects between servers on different platforms. For example, DV path code is hosted on Oracle DB on Linux and PY path code is hosted on MS SQL on Windows?
 Question 1: How do you set up the promotion cycle for OMW?
 Question 2: Is it possible to set up a different life cycle in OMW instead of using the one delivered (DV>PY>PD)?
 Question 3: How can you define an activity rule so that the token is released automatically on a transfer?
 Question 4: How to setup activity rules to transfer objects from Production (PD) to Prototype (PY) and then back to Development (DV) path code?
 Question 5: How to set up activity rules to transfer objects from Prototype (PY) to Development (DV) directly?
 Question 6: How can I add a custom project status to be used when promoting projects?
 Promotion of Various Types of Objects
 Question 1: Can we use OMW to promote Data Dictionary changes between two Data Dictionaries?
 Question 2: Why am I getting a "General Error in Method" when Promoting Data Dictionary to a Custom Data Dictionary Data Source?
 Question 3: When promoting a project with several object types, only Tables and Business Functions are not promoting successfully?
 Question 4: How can changes to Processing Options for an Interactive Application or Batch Application be promoted in OMW?
 Question 5: How can I use OMW to promote User Overrides between path codes?
 Question 6: When attempting to advance a project with an Interactive Application, why am I getting errors on my User Overrides and the status change is failing?
 Question 7: How can I use OMW to transfer Vocabulary Override information?
 Question 8: How can I use OMW to transfer Solution Explorer tasks?
 Question 9: When promoting Batch Versions in OMW, why are the versions not promoting to the correct Versions List data source?
 Question 10: Why do I receive an error message code '88', "Failed to Find Record" when attempting to advance a project containing a Batch Version?
 Question 11: What should be done to ensure Batch Versions are promoted properly to a custom path code? 
 Question 12 Promoted a project in OMW with BI Publisher objects but I don’t see the changes in the target environment. Why?
 Question 13: Why do I get a "General Error in method, Status Change" when attempting to promote a Workflow?
 Question 14: When promoting a Workflow process, why are the records related to the distribution list for the Workflow not promoted?
 Question 15: When working with Task and Task Views is it necessary to build and deploy the OMW Project after the promotion?
 Question 16: Can we promote objects from an environment which has a new tools applied (eg. to an environment which is on an old tools release eg(8.98)?
 Question 17: Why promote project with object without token does not throw error?
 Common Errors Encountered during Promotion
 Question 1: Why do I Get the Error 154E "Source and Target Count Mismatch" when trying to promote a project.
 Question 2: Why am I getting a message of "Object Modified Under Other Project" when I attempt to advance a project?
 Question 3: Why am I receiving an error of "Mandatory Activity Rules Exist" when advancing a project?

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