Usage of Descriptive Flexfield (DFF) in Financials for India
Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Financials for India - Version 11.5.3 to 220.127.116.11 [Release 11.5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.
On applying patch 5498551(IN60107) - Oracle Financials for India patch to an existing system, a precheck message as follows is seen :
Checking whether Attributes 1 through 5, 14 and 15 are in use by Global Data Elements..
This Check is mandatory since Oracle Financials for India patchset installation scripts will delete any previous registrations of attributes 1 through 5, 14 and 15 with Global Data Elements in the DFFs :
AP_INVOICES,AP_INVOICE_DISTRIBUTIONS, FA_ADDITIONS,FA_MASS_ADDITIONS, FND_COMMON_LOOKUPS, MTL_SYSTEM_ITEMS, PER_ORGANIZATION_UNITS, RCV_TRANSACTIONS, RCV_SHIPMENT_HEADERS and PO_LOOKUP_CODES.
You are recommened and must move the data to another attribute not in (1-5,14,15) since the above mentioned attributes are required by Oracle Financials for India product. Please refer to User Manual for details.
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