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

Last updated on JANUARY 23, 2023

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 24: How does PS sort resources in Gantt view?
 Question 25: Why does PS display delay time event for past due date buckets when past due supplies days are included in PS plan options?
 Question 26: What are the steps to move operation from primary resource to the selected alternate resource?
 Question 27: Why does PS show different planned resource in work order editor when the actual resource is different in resource Gantt view?
 Question 28: Why doesn't PS display fixed timefence time line in gantt view on the corresponding resources when fixed timefence value is added manually?
 Question 29: Why doesn't PS allow users to firm operations when re-sequencing operations via resource re-sequence tabular view?
 Question 30: Is single-stage or multi-stage re-sequencing option selected during repair solve in "Unconstrained Manual Scheduling Mode"?
 Question 31: Why is PS assigning same run time duration to all simultaneous resources in an operation?
 Question 32: Why does the resource capacity change from single to multiple capacity resource (dynamic capacity) resulting in user not able to re-sequence the operations scheduled on the resource?
 Question 33: Why are resources displayed on resource Gantt view when there are no operations scheduled on the resource?
 Question 34: Why is PS not offloading operations to alternate resources when the lot multiple is setup differently between primary and alternate resource?
 Question 35: Why is PS not offloading operations to alternate resources when the primary resource is not available?

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