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R12: AP: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the Oracle Payables Master GDF (MGD) and Analyzers (Doc ID 1570611.1)

Last updated on JULY 22, 2021

Applies to:

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


The purpose of this document is to answer common questions surrounding the Master GDF (MGD) and any of the analyzers like Period Close Analyzer (PCA), Trial Balance Analyzer (TBA) that were created to identify the known issues along with guided solutions.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Q1) What is Master GDF(MGD) and Analyzers?
 Q2) How are these diagnostics deployed?
 Q3) Can I register these diagnostics as a concurrent program?
 Q4) When running the Period Close Analyzer as a concurrent program, I get the below error when choosing the ledger valueset
 Q5) MGD or the Analyzers have identified a GDF that applies to my case. Could it harm my instance data?
 Q6) Why do queries in the ap_gdf_detect_pkg package have parallel hints without degree?
 Q7) Why does the MGD only run GDF validations and only run those validations against open periods when running in date range mode?

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