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R12 Secondary Ledgers Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (Doc ID 1543309.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version 12.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document would provide information about frequent issues related to secondary ledger 

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 1 . How Is the Journal Conversion Performed between Primary and Secondary ledgers (SL)?
 2 . How to Disable a Secondary Ledger Already Created?
 3 . Even after a Secondary Ledger is disabled, it still appears in the Accounting Setup Manager (ASM), in a disabled status. Is it possible to remove this from appearing from ASM at all?
 4 . Can a Secondary Ledger be associated with more than one Primary Ledger?
 5 . Can Primary Ledger Be Changed To Secondary and Secondary To Primary After Few Years Of Operations?
 6 . How to delete a Secondary Ledger?
 7 . Can we map a non balancing segment in the primary ledger to a balancing segment in the secondary ledger?
 8 . The posting of a Reversal Journal in Primary Ledger does not create the corresponding Reversal in the Secondary Ledger. Why?
 9 . What is the Naming Convention of R12 Secondary Ledger Journal Batches?
 10 . How to Transfer Historical Balances to a New Journal Level Secondary Ledger?
 11 . What are the differences in behavior, between a Primary Ledger and a Secondary Ledger?
 12 . Is it possible to create automated adjustments using Subledger accounting?
 13 . Can multiple secondary ledgers be defined at the same time, especially if the are using the same conversion level (eg. subledger)
 14 . Is it possible to keep the Subledger level Secondary Ledger journal replicated by Create Accounting as unposted when Create Accounting is submitted with 'Post to GL' parameter as Yes ?

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