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EBS:PS: FAQ on PS Solver Functionality - Resources (Doc ID 1557119.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Production Scheduling - Version 12.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document covers frequently asked questions about the resources functionality in PS.

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 Question 1: What allows the resource to offload in PS if 'Allow Offloading' field in the Work Order 'Bill of Resources' is set to 'No' via Integration?
 Question 2: How is %Utilization from EBS setup considered for runtime calculation for a resource in PS?
 Question 3: How does PS determine to offload to an alternate resource?
 Question 4: How does CRO solver treat Offloading?
 Question 5: What does "Upstream Operation Buffering" in resource properties -> Solver options do?
 Question 6: How does PS schedule on Batchable vs Multi-Capacity resources?
 Question 7: Dynamic Throughput calculation is not considered & operation run time is not correct, why?
 Question 8: Does the User Defined Ideal Sequence feature work without Campaign Run Optimization?
 Question 9: Why users not able to re-sequence operations schedule outside "Resource Horizon Constraint"?
 Question 10: Is there a functionality in PS to limit total number of changeovers on a resource?
 Question 11: Why is PS not respecting downtime created by EAM work order and schedules operations overlapping the downtime?
 Question 12: Why PS doesn't allow users to re-sequence operations scheduled on a multi capacity resource?
 Question 13: What is the impact to use "Relax Minimum and Maximum" constraints on item resources?
 Question 14: Is changeover supported on multi-capacity resources?
 Question 15: Run Time value within Bill of Resources Tab is not updated/changed for a Work Order Operation, when the Actual Resource is different than the Planned Resource. Why?
 Question 16: Why does PS schedule a work order outside the planning horizon even when sufficient resource capacity is available on all resources inside the planning horizon?
 Question 17: How to setup and user operation overlap in EBS-PS integration?
 Question 18: Is there an option in PS to setup throughput for a assembly line?
 Question 19: How to schedule work orders for an item on a resource with same attributes in the increasing order of work order quantities?
 Question 20: Is it possible to schedule multiple instances of a multi-capacity resource in PS using schedule by instance option in EBS?
 Question 21: What are the steps required to move a firm work order on a model?
 Question 22:  Why PS HTML Dispatch reports are not printing the breakdown hours on Resources? 
 Question 23: Does Dynamic Resource Allocation (DRA) algorithm not consider changeover?

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