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General Ledger FAQ for Encumbrances (Doc ID 358970.1)

Last updated on APRIL 05, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version 11.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Executable:GLEOYR - Open Encumbrance Year
Report:GLGDOCDE.RDF - Encumbrance - Encumbrance Document Details Report
Report:GLGENCRE.RDF - Encumbrance - Encumbrance Account Details Report
ConcurrentProgram:GLGEOT - Other - Open Encumbrance Balance
ConcurrentProgram:GLREHR - Encumbrance Hierarchy Report
Executable:GLUENC - Upgrade Encumbrance balances
Report:GLXETB.RDF - Trial Balance - Encumbrance
Form:GLXJEENT.FMB - Enter Journals/Encumbrances
Form:GLXSTENC.FMB - Encumbrance Types


Purpose

This FAQ provides the answers for the most common questions about Encumbrances Accounting as provided by core GL (other products may provide additional or different functionalities).

White Papers also provide a useful insight into the topic. Please refer to <Note 389485.1> Encumbrance and Funds Inquiry - Setup and Usage (Whitepaper)

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Encumbrances: can be used without Budgetary Control?
 Encumbrances: can unbalanced Journals be Posted?
 Encumbrances: Can the Reserve For Encumbrance account (RFE) be setup to generate different code combinations ?
 Encumbrances: is it possible to drilldown to encumbrance journals?
 Encumbrances: what are the Pending amounts in the Budgetary Control Transactions window?
 Encumbrances: Opening Encumbrance year - Does it use financial year or calendar year ?
 Encumbrances: why can they be Posted to periods that are not Open?
 Funds Checker: can Unposted journals be Considered?
 Funds Checker: why is it failing when the Funds Available Inquiry shows available funds?
 GL_BC_PACKETS: how to purge this table?
 GL_BC_PACKETS: what is the meaning of the result_code?
 GL_BC_PACKETS: why does it have so many rows?
 GL_BC_PACKETS: why the Actuals rows?
 Program - Create Journals: can Actual Journals be created?
 Program - Create Journals: what it does?
 Program - Create Journals: why and when should it be executed?
 Why the period that you need to enter is not listed on the list of values when entering the From Period and To Period parameters on the Year-End Carry Forward form?
 Still Have Questions?
References

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