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WS: 12: FAQ: Asset Master Information (P1201) and Asset Search & Location (P1204) (Doc ID 1532846.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 10, 2023

Applies to:

JD Edwards World Fixed Assets - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document describes the frequently asked questions about inquiring, adding, revising, and deleting Asset Master (F1201) and Location Tracking (F1204) records.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Asset Master (F1201)
 Question 1: Under what conditions can you delete an Asset Master record?
 Question 2: Is there a process to upload or import Asset Master records?
 Question 3: How can the equipment status be changed on an Asset Master record?
 Question 4: How can the responsible business unit be changed on the Asset Master record?
 Question 5: How is the Depreciation Expense Business Unit assigned when creating a new Asset Master record?
 Question 6: Can you add a new asset master record in the next fiscal year prior to running the Asset Account Balance close program?
 Question 7: What are the minimum required fields to add an Asset Master record?
 Location Tracking (F1204)
 Question 1: How can you create records in the Location Tracking file for new assets?
 Question 2: How do you update the location information on an existing asset?
 Question 3: Is there a separate process to upload or import Location Tracking records?
 Question 4: How does the system populate and use the Next Number field (NNBR) in the Location Tracking file (F1204)?
 Question 5: Is there an import process to upload records to the Asset Master (F1201) and Location Tracking F1204) files simultaneously?
 Question 6: Can you import the Location Tracking records for existing assets?
 Question 7: Does Business Unit Security affect Location Tracking?
 Question 8: Can the account number field in the fold of the location transfer program be blank?  If so, how do you remove an account number that is already there?
 Question 9: How is the field on the Fixed Asset Master Screen called "Inventory Item No." used?
 Question 10: When in Fixed Assets Master (F1201) and a F17 is done, a message log entry appears.  A message is typed in and it disappears.  What is F17 message log entry supposed to do?
 Question 11: How can you tell which record in the F1204 is the current one?

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