PAXCPGAL: PRC: Generate Asset Lines Is Assigning Expenditures To An Existing Asset If It Matches A Task Previuosly Processed
(Doc ID 2815324.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 20, 2021
Applies to:Oracle Project Costing - Version 12.2.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
PRC: Generate Asset Lines is assigning the CIP to an asset instead of keeping the generated amount as Unassigned.
After upgrading to 12.2.8, the users noticed that when the generate lines was run for a new expenditure, it was assigning it to an existing asset if it matched the task assigned to the asset.
History: The setups were never changed since customer went live way back.
Prior to upgrading from 12.1.3, the CIP was always to generated as Unassigned and the users would assign the required amount to the asset.
The important setups to note are:
Asset Allocation is NONE
Project screen grouping: Specific asset
Task level grouping : Specific assets
STEPS TO REPRODUCE
- Detailed steps are provided in R12 PAXCPGAL & PAXCPCAL - What are the Steps to Generate Asset Lines and Interface them to Oracle Fixed Assets? (Doc ID 866310.1)
- Create capitalizable expenditures on a Project
- Complete required cost distributions
- Run burden processes
- Generate Cost Accounting
- Run create accounting in Final Mode
- Create a project asset and assign it to a task
- Run PRC: Generate Asset Lines
- Delete the project asset and asset line before completing the steps to interface to Fixed Assets
- First remove the asset assignment and re-generated the asset lines - the earlier line which was there is gone now as the asset assignment is not there.
- When a valid asset is placed in service and a new expenditure is captialized, it is assigned to the asset and PRC: Interface Assets to Oracle Assets the newly generated line also gets interfaced automatically.
The users wants the Asset to generated as Unassigned so they can control when the Assets are interfaced to Fixed Assets.
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