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Frequently Asked Question on Functional Setup Manager (FSM) (Doc ID 1308404.1)

Last updated on APRIL 26, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Functional Setup Manager - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The purpose of this document is to reflect the frequently asked questions on Functional Setup Manager(FSM).

What is Functional Setup Manager (FSM)?

Oracle Fusion Functional Setup Manager (FSM) enables rapid and efficient planning, implementation and deployment of Oracle Fusion Applications through self-service administration.

Oracle Fusion Functional Setup Manager provides a single user interface for performing all tasks related to Oracle Fusion Applications setup after installation and helps you to easily move the setup data between instances to reduce implementation time.

Benefits of using Oracle Fusion Functional Setup Manager include:

Using FSM, you can:


Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 How do I get to Setup Manager?
 Get Ready for Applications Implementation
 What URLs do I use for Fusion Applications and OIM?
 Who is installation super-user? What is its user ID?
 How do I go to Setup and Maintenance work area?
 Who are implementation users? Why they require special setup?
 Getting Started
 What are the basic functionality of the option "Getting Started"?
 What do you mean by Offerings, Option & Features?
 What do you mean by Implementation Project, Scope& Task List?
Configure Offerings
 Do I have the ability to configure only licensed Offerings and Options?
 When I check ‘ENABLE FOR IMPLEMENTATION ‘ for an Offering why the dependent Options are not automatically checked?
 Why my Implementation Project is not showing the tasks for a new Option (or Feature choice) I just enabled in ‘Configure Offerings’?
 Manage Implementation Projects
 Why common tasks are included in task list of every Offering?
 If a common task was already set up through a previously implemented Offering, should I delete it from the auto-generated task list to avoid duplicating setup data?
 Can I modify the list of tasks in an Implementation Project after some users have started entering data?
 Can I create a custom task and add that to an existing Implementation Project?
 Will data entered via a custom task be exported and imported?
 How do I know what setup data is entered through an Implementation Project?
 Can I assign more than one user to the same task?
 Can I reassign tasks to a different user?
 Why is the task status not being updated automatically to COMPLETED when I return to my assigned task list after entering data?
 Can I enter additional data for a task after the status of the task is set to COMPLETED?
 If a common task was already set up when an Offering was previously implemented, why the status is not shown as COMPLETED when new offering is implemented later?
 Why am I prompted to select a “Scope” when I perform a task?
 What is a predecessor task? What does the indicator means?
 Export and Import Setup: Manage Configuration Package
 Creating Configuration Package
 What are Configuration Packages?
 How can I export/import an Implementation Project without migrating setup data with it?
 Why I cannot modify a configuration package that I’ve recently created?
 How do I know what setup data will be exported when I export a Configuration Package?
 How is the import sequence of the Business Objects in a Configuration Package determined?
 Can I exclude any Business Objects from exporting or change the import sequences? What will happen as a result?
 What is the impact of changing the import sequence of the business objects in a configuration package?
 Can I include a Business Object back for export and import after I have excluded it?
 Can data imported through Functional Setup Manager be deleted through any script ?
 Filtering Setup Data during Export
 How can I filter some of the setup data when I export and import?
 Why the SCOPE table is already showing some values before I selected any?
 How can I verify if data filtering is enabled for a given Business Object?
 Will setup data be exported only from the ‘Completed’ tasks?
 Will export/import show errors at the data level or will it only show system level errors in the error report/log files?
 Will import delete and update the existing data in the target instance?
 How inactive or disabled records are handled by export/import?
 Why my import process remains in status ‘USER ACTION REQUIRED’?
 Why some setup data must be exported and imported manually (i.e., external to FSM)?
 How can I find which setup tasks I must manually (external to FSM) import?
 How can I cancel an export or import process that I submitted?
 What to do if the export or import for a business object is not completing?
 Validating Data and Analyzing Errors
 How can I get a report on exported or imported setup data?
 Why data is not exported for a Business Object but no errors are raised?
 Why errors appear when no data to import is found?
 How can I verify data of a given Business Object after import?
 How long from start to end for Export and Import Process?
 After Exported, can we modify or add or delete some value before Import?
 Maintain Setup (Search and Perform): Overview>All Tasks
 Do I always have to create an Implementation Project to make any changes to my setup data?

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