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Setting up Summary Accounts FAQ (Doc ID 175907.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version 11.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Form:GLXACSUM.FMB - Summary Accounts

Goal

Setting up Summary Accounts FAQ

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 1. What is a summary account ?
 2. What are the 3 pre-requisites for defining summary templates?
 3. Can you have a child belonging to more than 1 parent?
 Rollup Groups
 4. What is a rollup Group ?
 5. What does 'Unfreezing Rollup Groups' do?
 Summary Templates
 6. What does the value "D" mean?
 7. What happens when you define all D's?
 8. What does the value "T" mean?
 9. What happens when you define all T's?
 10. Should value "T" be defined prior to defining summary templates?
 Add/Delete Summary Program
 11. Does Add/Delete Summary Program dynamically create accounts that meet the summary template criteria?
 12. How many concurrent requests are generated when you run the Add/Delete Summary Program?
 Maintain Summary Template Program
 13. If you add a new detail account, what needs to be done to update the data?
 14. If a change is made to one of the parents that are assigned to the Rollup group, what needs to be done to ensure summary accounts are updated?
 Summary Accounts and performance
 15. How can you improve the posting performance?
 16. Do summary accounts increase posting performance?
 17. Do summary accounts increase reporting performance?
 Summary Account Inquiry and Reports
 18. Will the history of an old summary template be in Summary Account Inquiry?
 19. What reports are available ?
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