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R12 FAQ for the SLA Upgrade: SLA Pre-Upgrade, Post-Upgrade, and Hot Patch (Doc ID 604893.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.0.1 and later
Oracle General Ledger - Version 12.0.1 and later
Oracle Assets - Version 12.0.1 and later
Oracle Receivables - Version 12.0.1 and later
Oracle Payables - Version 12.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

The purpose of this document is to explain the R12 SLA Upgrade.  The information published here applies to both R12.0 and R12.1.  This document covers the frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the SLA Pre-Upgrade, Post-Upgrade and Hot Patch.

The R12 SLA Upgrade converts the 11i accounting data in the Subledger (i.e., AP, AR, FA, PA etc.,) tables to the SLA tables.

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 R12 SLA PRE-UPGRADE
 1. What is the function of the R12 SLA (Subledger Accounting) Pre-Upgrade program?
 2. When and how do I run the R12 SLA Pre-Upgrade program?
 3. What table is updated by the R12 Pre-Upgrade program?
 4. What are the different status codes in the GL_PERIOD STATUSES table?
 5. Where can I find information on the GL_PERIOD_STATUSES table?
 6. What criterion does the R12 Pre-Upgrade Program follow?
 7. Does the upgrade work differently for AP Transactions?
 8. Where can I find the documentation for the R12 Pre-Upgrade Program?
 9. What are the Application IDs that are considered by the R12 Pre-Upgrade program?
 10. Once I have run the Pre-Upgrade program, can I re-run it with a different set of dates?
 11.  Does the SLA pre upgrade program generate an output file?
 12. Can I run the pre-upgrade program after completing the R12 upgrade?
 TROUBLESHOOTING THE SLA PRE-UPGRADE PROGRAM
 13. How do I troubleshoot issues with the SLA PRE-UPGRADE PROGRAM?
 14. How does the SLA Pre-Upgrade program determine what is the START DATE and END DATE?
 15. Does the SLA Pre-upgrade program perform the upgrade?
 R12 SLA POST-UPGRADE
 16. How do I upgrade the accounting transactions after I have completed the R12 Upgrade.
 17. How can I upgrade historical data after upgrading to R12?
 18. How do I run the SLA Hot Patch or SLA post-upgrade process? 
 19. Where can I find information about the concurrent program "Upgrade Historical Subledger Transaction Accounting" - XLAONDEUPG?
 20. Are there any restrictions when running the SLA Hot Patch?
 21. Where can I find detailed instructions for the SLA Post-Upgrade and do I have to apply any additional patches?
 GENERAL QUESTIONS
 22. How does the R12 SLA upgrade work?
 23. What pre-cautionary steps should I take "BEFORE" performing the R12 SLA Upgrade?
 24. What should I verify from an SLA Upgrade standpoint after the downtime R12 upgrade and/or SLA Hot Patch is run?
 25. What pre-cautionary steps should I perform "BEFORE" running the SLA Hot Patch?
 26. Where is my accounting data stored in R12 and how does it differ than 11i?
 27. Are there any known issues?
  
GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED
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