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Extending/Customize Inventory Status (Doc ID 2529363.1)

Last updated on MAY 23, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Unified Inventory Management - Version and later
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The customer needs to change or extend UIM Inventory Status due to client inventory Life cycle management.
Referring the Developers Guide Chapter 5 (Extending Life Cycles) and also verifying the Knowledge Article 794827.1: The Resource Assignment Status And Inventory Status Concepts in UIM, which states the following:
"We would not recommend changing the default behavior with a customized status.
If for any reason, the name of a UIM status needs to be changed - there is an option to extend the -transitions.xml based on the description found in Chapter 5 of the UIM developers guide (those files can be found in inventory.ear), However, since every UIM state transition is driven by a Business Action such as create, allocate - it take considerable thought and a good business process to extend the XML with a new status change and Business Action. We recommend caution and for most status that UIM does not have would consider a condition code."

The customer would like to know the risks related to this customization.


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