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Size: 1.72 MB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/11/2023
New functionality, especially one this significant, always comes with a steep learning curve. Learn how you can now reduce dependencies on the deployment server to push out updates to the E1 platform.  
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We love hidden gems that are often forgotten about! Read on to find out how to implement object usage tracking and how to maintain the functionality and utilize reporting. A big Win!  
Size: 775 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:10/10/2022
How often have you heard your CNC folks complain about both setting up and maintaining your Fat Client? It has been a very time consuming and frustrating job, made necessary by the fact that developers require the Fat Client in order to work with OMW and the traditional toolset. Read on to find out how Oracle has vastly improved this process as of 9.2.5 Tools by removing the local database and making the installation so much quicker.  
Size: 175 MB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:4/1/2022
This article will help you get current by guiding you through the necessary steps to convert your JD Edwards 9.2 32-bit release to 64-bit.  
Size: 1.09 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:7/1/2021
Perhaps one of the most underutilized applications in the CNC toolbox is Server Manager. The Compare Instances feature of Server Manager is a little gem that we get asked about quite often. Sometimes it is the little things that will make your EnterpriseOne life just a little bit easier!  
Size: 1.08 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:4/1/2021
Now that you have implemented Orchestrator Studio into your environment (detailed in Part 1 of this series) and power tuned the AIS server (explained in Part 2 of this series), you are ready to start diagnosing the orchestrations that your developers have been creating. It is all a never-ending learning curve with ongoing challenges! As always, Tim does an excellent job of sharing his experiences with us and providing insight into different techniques and tools to help diagnose any issues that may arise when running orchestrations.  
Size: 1.25 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:10/6/2020
In Part 1 of this two-part series, Tim helped break down the steps needed to bring Orchestrator into your infrastructure and implement Orchestrator Studio. In this latest installment, Tim will explain how to 'power tune' your Orchestrator Studio to optimize the configuration and make it run smoothly. After reading this article, users and Admins alike can begin using this great tool to save time and avoid errors in day-to-day tasks.  
Size: 2.52 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:1/7/2020
These days, Orchestrator is definitely the talk of the town--or at least the JDE town. It comes with fantastic functionality, simplifying day-to-day tasks for support and end users alike. But as with all great tools, you must be prepared to do the leg work so you can make the implementation as smooth as possible. So where do you start? From his own personal experiences, Tim McMurdo helps break down the steps required to bring Orchestrator into your infrastructure with detailed instructions on how to implement Orchestrator Studio so that you can start benefiting from this great tool immediately.  
Size: 1.06 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:10/2/2019
In this article, Kimberly provides valuable information on numerous tools within JDE for continuous delivery of upgrades and modifications, which means less financial and operational disruptions.  
Size: 3.31 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:10/2/2018
The JDE database often looks like a black box to those outside the CNC world. In this article, Tim McMurdo helps demystify the CNC world by answering questions he is frequently asked at client sites. He also includes many SQL queries to help you maintain the integrity of your database.  
Size: 3.81 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:7/19/2017
In this article, we will introduce a new way of implementing single sign-on for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne through Microsoft IIS. Microsoft IIS is a web server product that comes with Windows Operating Systems. This articles includes detailed step-by-step instructions with loads of helpful screen captures.  
Size: 2.38 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:3/28/2017
Part 1 of this article series focused on Tips and Tricks for managing Batch Jobs and UBEs. This article will focus on Server Manager, which is an integral part of EnterpriseOne Systems today.  
Size: 1.81 MB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/6/2017
Learn how to start truly taking control of your batch jobs.  
Size: 3.73 MB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/6/2017
See how we can manually create custom environments and path codes without P989400, and learn how it all really works.  
Size: 1.31 MB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/6/2017
Gain an understanding of the default AS/400 queue, QBATCH, and learn how to create, maintain, and manage customized queues.  
Size: 3.91 MB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/5/2016
In this article, Gabe lays the groundwork for what you need to know and do before you begin your 9.2 standalone installation project, then steps you through the entire process. He includes things to watch out for, and even lets you know how much time the download and installation steps might take.  
Size: 1.92 MB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/5/2016
This article steps through the process of installing E1 9.20 on Linux, with additional instructions for a Windows environment. It covers Certification, Deployment Server Installation, Database Installation, Server Platform Pack Installation, Application Server Installation, Server Manager Installation, Tools Release Upgrade, and more.  
Size: 581 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/5/2016
This article is intended for knowledgeable CNCs who might be interested in alternate solutions for batch job scheduling, without having to purchase third party products. It is focused on the UNIX/Linux environment, but with tips for implementing in Windows as well. For a good set of basic instructions on batch jobs and batch job scheduling out of the JDE box, please see Josh Peterson's article in JDEtips, "Batch Jobs Overview".  
Size: 543 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/4/2016
Part I of this article focused on creative batch job scheduling. This Part II goes through some tips on keeping your temp files and log files cleaned up. We'll explore using advanced Find and Find/Delete commands to clean up temp files, and also Logrotate to manage log files. These are standard Unix/Linux tools, but Scotti also discusses how to achieve the same results in a Windows environment.  
Size: 1.14 MB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:10/19/2015
From getting started with Work with Submitted Jobs, to setting up and managing printers, to Batch Queue management, and scheduling. This article can help a new or aspiring CNC to hit the ground running with batch jobs. This article is based on our JDEtips University CNC training course, and we've added it to our Knowledge Express library to give you a taste.  
Size: 933 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:4/1/2015
This article is a must-read for any experienced CNC wanting to learn how to navigate the Environment Director tool. It includes all the steps, from preparation and setup through execution and testing, with tips and warnings along the way. A very thorough article, clearly based on "from the trenches" experience.  
Size: 1.48 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:8/21/2012
Can an applications guru take on the challenge of a solo EnterpriseOne 9.1 standalone demo install? Distribution expert Russ Bartunek did--and lived to tell about it. Russ shares the process he used, the detours he encountered, and how he got back on track to a successful installation on his laptop. This article is extremely likely to save you many hours of frustration, trying to install the demo.  
Size: 1.10 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:6/29/2010
Searching Job Scheduler for entries based on a date does not come standard with the package because date and time are stored in UTC format. Mike Wright offers a solution that involves building a custom table to store all the entries with the dates and times converted into a familiar format. In this article, Mike describes the steps needed to create this table, including the batch process for date/time conversion, plus an inquiry application to select and view the resulting data.  
Size: 546 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:2/10/2010
So you're making the switch from Xe to 9.0. There are lots of years between these versions, so what should you expect from a change perspective, especially if you're tasked with CNC duties? Mike Wright has had the pleasure of evaluating release 9.0 in a pristine environment and detailed what differences he discovered in areas near and dear to a techie's heart: Logging, Batch Jobs, Security, Data Browsing, Grid Formats, and Cache.  
Size: 288 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:11/19/2009
The more things change, the more they stay the same? Not necessarily--at least not when it comes to EnterpriseOne 8.12 and 9.0. While there are many areas of these newer versions that are similar to Xe, if your company is about to transition, you'll want to read this net change primer by Gregg Larkin. He details what's changed in the developer's fat client, menu management, application security, and more.  
Size: 382 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:9/22/2009
Need an easier way to monitor jobs in your system, but find the reports available present too much information? Mike Wright has been there, done that, and figured out a work around that allows you to review just what you need to see when it comes to Scheduler and submitted jobs reports based on status. Mike presents a customized view that doesn’t require extensive custom code.  
Size: 830 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:5/10/2009
Charles Anderson has presented us with the key steps of Single Sign-On, including a standalone install of an OAS Infrastructure "Home", and the integration of Oracle Internet Directory with the Microsoft Active Directory. In this final article of the series, Charles takes us through the final steps to point a single JD Edwards EnterpriseOne JAS instance to the Oracle Single Sign-On server and validate successful logins using your Active Directory credentials.  
Size: 1.08 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:3/9/2009
If you're a developer in a small JD Edwards shop, without a dedicated CNC resource, we've got a tip to make your life easier when it comes to integrating external data. Paul Hanson outlines a solution that offers a more robust integration as an alternative to table conversion UBEs and other "old school" methods. Let Paul show you his techniques for accessing external data sources and you too can cut out the middleman.  
Size: 1.28 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:3/9/2009
So, you have users with similar roles--but maybe not all the same the permissions. While Fine Cut and Menu Filtering are great for assigning roles, what about individual users who may need minor changes? Carlos Sebaaly demonstrates an alternative menu filtering method using the Security Workbench that provides flexibility to assign tasks to both roles and users.  
Size: 165 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:1/5/2009
Do you have some repetitive tasks you'd like to put on autopilot? Bill Patow has three CNC-related tasks for which he created tools to automate, thus freeing up his time to delve into other projects. If starting/stopping/restarting services, dealing with accidental service shut downs, or heapdumps play a big part of your daily routine, this article offers a discussion on some techniques and sample code you can use to reduce your time spent on these tedious tasks.  
Size: 578 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:1/5/2009
Stumped on how to configure the eGenerator? Take heart. Carlos Sebaaly delves into the steps needed to configure this tool in order to get the best performance and stability, while avoiding pitfalls like table corruption. In this white paper, he covers eGenerator's installation and configuration, as well as a discussion on how it works.  
Size: 293 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:1/5/2009
It's a fact with today's economy--we're all expected to do more with less. Less resources, less staff, less time... and yet more work. Mike Wright understands, so he's picked a few of his favorite tips on how to save time and money by improving EnterpriseOne processes and performance, and put them into this article. You may be surprised at where you can tighten the proverbial belt just poking around EnterpriseOne.  
Size: 1.61 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:1/5/2009
Charles Anderson continues his three part series on Oracle Single Sign-On. Last issue covered the installation of OAS Infrastructure and establishment of the initial Oracle Identity Management realm. This time, we'll discuss the configuration of this complex setup, including the Oracle Directory Integration and Provisioning (DIP) configuration.  
Size: 1.82 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:11/11/2008
In the first installment of this series ("Installing the Server Manager Utility"), Bill Loban stepped us through the installation of the Server Manager utility on the deployment server and the server agents on other servers. Bill now explains the process of downloading and installing Tools Release 8.97 on to the Enterprise and Java application servers.  
Size: 1.75 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:11/11/2008
If your company's IT security policy requires users to change passwords frequently, and each user averages five to ten passwords, one for each application, that can be a time consuming process for them. It's an even greater challenge for those who manage User IDs and passwords. This is where the beauty of Oracle Single Sign-On for JDE EnterpriseOne and other Oracle applications comes into play. Charles Anderson provides the steps to shorten the time for users and administrators by creating a single sign-on that requires one User ID and one password per user to access their JDE and Oracle applications. This is part one of a three-part series. This issue: the Oracle Internet Directory.  
Size: 408 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:11/11/2008
Just when you thought EnterpriseOne 8.12 and Tools Release 8.97 were it for a while, the newest E1 version, 9.0, and Tools Release 8.98 from JD Edwards quietly snuck onto the horizon. Gregg Larkin has been enjoying his opportunity to compare and contrast the newest features available with this release, and has some feedback to share. If enhanced project management capabilities, increased administration information visibility, and improved end-user productivity appeal to you, then you'll want to read what Gregg has discovered with this dot-zero release that doesn't require the usual "let's wait until the bugs are fixed" approach.  
Size: 1.24 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:9/17/2008
One stop monitoring on EnterpriseOne? You betcha! JD Edwards 8.97 toolset's Server Manager functionality allows you to manage and administer all of your JDE servers for 8.12. Bill Loban describes the steps necessary for downloading the 8.97 tool files for your deployment, enterprise, and Web servers. Then, he demonstrates how to install both the tools and Server Manager on the deployment server, along with the management agents on the servers you'll be monitoring.  
Size: 710 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:7/10/2008
How locked down is your JD Edwards EnterpriseOne system? If you haven't taken a good look since installation, you might be surprised to find how many possible security breaches and backdoors your system has, thus providing a golden opportunity for data tampering of both the inadvertent and purposeful kind. In this white paper, Carlos Sebaly addresses one potential area ripe for this type of intrusion - SQL 2005. Carlos demonstrates the steps you'll want to take to lock down this system, and to whom you should grant permissions, and how to do so, without opening the system to any unnecessary risks.  
Size: 238 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:7/10/2008
It's among the features that make JD Edwards unique in the ERP corner--Object Configuration Management, better known as OCM. To get a better feel for what this is, and how it impacts your system, Gregg Larkin returns to give us the pertinent details on OCM records, including what they are, what you need to know, and the role your CNC plays in this process. This wraps up Gregg's series on CNC fundamentals.  
Size: 748 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:6/2/2008
First, Mike Wright demonstrated how to set up JD Edwards EnterpriseOne to allow the system to send email messages. Now Mike kicks that knowledge up a notch; in this article, he takes us through the steps to send the same email message to multiple recipients--without putting email addresses in your event rules.  
Size: 394 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:4/4/2008
Sure, our mailboxes are continually full, which begs us to ask, "Why would we want to receive emails from our EnterpriseOne system"? Well, for one thing--this is a great opportunity to get updates on your system automatically and be ahead of the game when it comes to changes, finished jobs, etc. According to Mike Wright--the possibilities of this built-in functionality are only up to your imagination--with little setup time and effort required. Start exploring these opportunities--we're sure you'll find some email messages that you'll be all too happy to receive.  
Size: 718 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:2/6/2008
Now that JD Edwards can be accessed via the Internet, to say that you need to secure your communications is an understatement. Sure, you're fine when it's just on your LAN. But HTTP isn't going to cut it when it comes to logging via the World Wide Web. You need something safe, something secure. You need Secure Sockets Layers (SSL) to secure your data transmission. Now you just need to implement SSL on your IBM Web Server. Bill Loban shows you how--step by step.  
Size: 376 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:2/6/2008
OCM Mapping, how much does Mike Wright love this functionality? Let us count the ways... In this article, Mike presents advanced tips on using OCM mappings to solve everyday problems. If you've been shying away from getting creative with OCM's flexible functionality, let Mike give you some prime examples of how he's taken advantage of this; then let your mind take you wherever "on the map" you want to go!  
Size: 218 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:2/6/2008
We're back again in the merry ole land of CNC with Gregg Larkin, who continues his quest to help CNC newbies and others looking to better understand the key concepts that make the magic happen in EnterpriseOne. Follow Gregg down the yellow brick Path codes, and see the truth behind Data Sources in Part II of this series. By next installment, you'll be humming, "We're out of the woods, we're out of the dark, we're out of the night..." when it comes to understanding CNC lingo.  
Size: 177 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:12/10/2007
So, what's the latest rumor you've heard about EnterpriseOne? After a while, they become almost folkloric--like the email urban legends we mindlessly pass around, without actually checking to see what's fact and what's fable. In the email world, a simple surf over to "Snopes" will verify whether, indeed, not buying gas on a certain day will lower the price (FALSE). At JDEtips, we have Mike Wright, our own technical myth buster. Mike refutes some common misconceptions floating around about E1. See if you recognize a few of these.  
Size: 150 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:12/10/2007
So just what the heck does CNC mean? And what does that person who holds that title do all day? Better yet--what's he or she talking about? Gregg Larkin de-mystifies the role of a CNC in JDE in this three-part series. In this issue, he defines Objects, Environments, and OCMs. So, whether you're considering this as a career path, or if you're a developer, business analyst, or IT manager just trying to get a better handle on some of the jargon tossed around in staff meetings by your CNC, this series will provide some insight into a job that has been best described by many as 'the offensive lineman" role of JDE.  
Size: 399KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:8/24/2007
Ever wonder how Mr. Solution Explorer Guy (aka Gregg Larkin), spends his Saturday mornings? Gregg returns to JDEtips Journal this issue to give us a step-by-step process to successfully building and deploying client code to fat clients and terminal server simultaneously, while minimizing the downtime for users. This combination of JD Edwards methodology with some best practices and un-documented tricks keeps things rolling at his company--go to our Code Vault to download the complete code.  
Size: 196KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:8/24/2007
What happens when you delete a User Profile from P0092? Do you know all that you've deleted? Do you know what you might be leaving behind? User profile deletions can leave orphaned records hanging in various tables, if you're not careful. And checking for all records in each table can be a tedious job, to say the least. Fortunately Mike Wright offers up a neat solution that can help you do a clean sweep the next time you delete a User Profile, without spending a lot of time and energy checking each and every table (unless of course, you really enjoy doing that sort of thing).  
Size: 522KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:8/24/2007
So, you're building a package--what does that mean? Sure, you might know the steps to doing this task--the how and where, but do you know the "what and why" to what you're doing? Bill Loban takes us for a behind the scenes look at what goes into defining a package and what's created in those directories during the build.  
Size: 337KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:5/24/2007
When it comes to Rules of the Road, CNCs certainly have more than their fair share to follow, particularly when it comes to batch jobs. Some changes are immediate, some need to be checked in and deployed, some need security, some need... well... it's a lot to remember. That’s why we're so glad to have Mike Wright, a frequent JDEtips white paper contributor, to share his expertise. Mike has been down this road many times before, so he's very excited to present a few of the tips and tricks he's learned along the way that he believes will make your life easier when it comes to batch jobs for EnterpriseOne.  
Size: 255KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:3/22/2007
Automated housekeeping. Now there's a concept this editor can really get behind! And I'm sure all you Security Administrators out there will agree. Mike Wright shows us that we don't necessarily need to go in one by one and disable user profiles that are no longer needed. We can set up a batch job that will do it for us, based on our own criteria. Now, if he could just set me up a batch job to clear out all that obsolete stuff in my fridge...  
Size: 848KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:3/22/2007
A frequent contributor to JDEtips, Bill Loban has shown us in the past how to create custom databases, data sources, environments, and path codes through various White Papers that can be found in our Document Library. Now, Bill pulls it altogether in one very detailed paper that provides the 10 steps necessary to implementing a new environment that's capable of being upgraded.  
Size: 85KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/28/2007
Finally--an "Easy" button for running iSeries commands from EnterpriseOne! Let Mike Wright take you through the steps including a batch job setup and what to look out for, particularly from a security point of view. It's all part of our mission to make you Think JDE for 2007!  
Size: 685KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:11/23/2006
Here at JDEtips, we LOVE anything that can make JDE easier. Mike Wright offers up a great automation tip for using subsystem jobs to free your users from manually running repetitive batch processes. He provides you with the soup to nuts details on how this functionality works - the setup, record reviews, how to stop a subsystem job, and, if that's not enough, some fine examples of available subsystem processing. So, save the repetitive steps for the Stairmaster and go auto with subsystem jobs!  
Size: 915KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:11/23/2006
Upgrades--sooner or later, you'll be faced with one. And, if you're tasked with orchestrating the implementation yourself--well, it can be a bumpy ride, to say the least. Mervin January knows. He's done several himself and feels your pain. And so, he shares his "tonic" for making upgrades less of a thorn in your side, and more, well, bearable. His ten steps to an easier upgrade come, of course, with some detailed documentation from one of his real-life experiences.  
Size: 630 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:10/14/2006
Improve OneWorld's performance by setting up multiple UBE queues, both single and multi-threaded. Learn all the details from a JDE Master here.  
Size: 474KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:9/21/2006
There's really no such thing as maintenance-free: our cars, our houses and most definitely, our technology all require some time and investment on our part to keep things running smooth, at peak performance, and avoid breakdowns at all-too-critical moments (which you know is when they'll happen!) JD Edwards EnterpriseOne is no different. Bill Loban has some tips for two areas that can get overly-cluttered and slow things down to a crawl if they're allowed to grow: Job Records and Associated PDFs, and Work Center messages. Ready for some Fall cleaning?  
Size: 576KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:9/21/2006
Bill Loban continues his series on OCM by walking us through the process of setting up data sources prior to adding their associated OCM mappings. Maybe a bit of cart before the horse, but we figured that you'd want to know all about OCM mappings in the first place before we tossed this subject out there. Since you can have varying types of data sources and different databases, it is pretty handy to have a way of keeping track of who's using which data where. This article will help you get all that sorted out.  
Size: 822KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:9/21/2006
So, you did an upgrade. Now, you need to go back and get the customized event rules back in. Fortunately, EnterpriseOne Xe has a tool--Visual ER Compare--that will help keep things straight. But, it has a few areas in which a bit more effort is required, as problems may occur. Mike Wright is back to take you through those areas with the tips on how to overcome the "gotchas" so that this tool can be powerful in any circumstances.  
Size: 130KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/18/2006
And the beat goes on! Oracle didn't kill EnterpriseOne after all, but instead continues to crank out new versions. Bill Loban installed version 8.12 recently and is here to relate some of the "new stuff" from a CNC point of view. Read his heads-up regarding Rapid Install and file placement changes. They will make a difference in your installation plan.  
Size: 383KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/18/2006
There have been quite a few articles published in JDEtips that bring up the subject of OCMs. Some of our readers have queried, "That's nice - what the heck's an OCM, anyway?" So we asked Bill Loban to shed some light on the issue. Here are the basics of what the heck OCMs are, what they are used for, and how to get one of your own. Bill would like to write more on this subject later. We'll try to hold him to that promise!  
Size: 599KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/18/2006
So, how do you link two applications together, with two monitors (and full screens), when only one application wants to open and appear on both? Virtual applications are the answer. Gregg Larkin, aka Mr. Solution Explorer Guy, is back to share his latest tip based on his real-life experience with linking JD Edwards OneWorld and a document imaging solution. His tip can apply to any IT application, though, and can result in a great deal of time saved by IT staffs "virtually" anywhere.  
Size: 658KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/18/2006
What happens when you've been calculating values and putting them into variables and now you need to do a data sequencing sort on one of those fields? Is it possible to do so? Conventional wisdom would say, "No, you can only sort on fields from the current business view." Then again, who ever said JDEtips was about conventional wisdom? Welcome back Mike Wright, who's here to share a technique that bucks any thoughts of "can't do that." (would you expect anything less?)  
Size: 451KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:5/20/2006
If your system maintenance includes purging and archiving--are you remembering to purge or archive the media objects as well? If not, you're missing a sizable table that can continue to grow over time, possibly hampering system performance. Fortunately, Mike Wright is back to walk you through the steps to purging and archiving this oft-overlooked (or mystifying) part of your system, thus allowing you more disk space, cleaner tables, and better-running system.  
Size: 168KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:3/25/2006
Ah, the voice of experience. Mike Wright shares a couple of tips to help make your relationship with your Citrix environment a bit smoother. Read about automating EnterpriseOne updates and checking in a version when a user has forgotten to check it in.  
Size: 181KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/19/2006
Batch jobs are a very important part of the EnterpriseOne system. How they perform is critical to the smooth running of your system. Whether you are looking at a standard batch job or a custom job, this series of articles will help give you the knowledge to try to make your jobs run more efficiently. The first article addressed Data Selection - in this installation, we'll take a look at performance issues such as indexes, purges, and finance reports.  
Size: 280, Version:1.0, Publication Date:11/10/2005
Do you rely on the expertise of remote developers to support your EnterpriseOne Applications? Is offering remote development something you have been tasked with? Our very own Mr. Solution Explorer Guy has done his homework when it comes to remote development. This article is sure to ease your remote development pains by comparing technologies that make stable remote development a reality.  
Size: 191KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:11/10/2005
Batch jobs are a very important part of the EnterpriseOne system. How they perform is even more important in some cases. Whether you are looking at a standard batch job or a custom job, this series of articles will help give you the knowledge to try to make your jobs run more efficiently. This article addresses Data Selection - in future installations, we'll take a look at performance issues such as indexes, purges, and finance reports.  
Size: 443KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:9/10/2005
In the July/August 2005 issue of JDEtips, we gave you a white paper by Bill Loban on setting up your SQL server. In this issue, we not only present another white paper from Bill as a follow up, but we also bring you a fine article by Dwight Paul that expands on the subject. Yes, you guessed it - there is a theme going on here. Such an important topic as EnterpriseOne performance can't be overdone!  
Size: 184KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:9/10/2005
It's not a big secret that those of us who run an iSeries absolutely love it. It does many things automatically that need constant attention on other platforms. However, using it as an enterprise server for EnterpriseOne poses some uniqueness that isn't typically found with other software applications. Mike Wright has shown us how to diagnose and treat some of the more common problems with EnterpriseOne on an iSeries server.  
Size: 151KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:9/10/2005
Okay, we know that none of our subscribers or readers are dummies. It was just a fun title. Okay? Gregg Larkin, AKA Mister Solution Explorer Guy, offers up here some down-to-earth, plain-talk explanations of some of the important terms that effect you whether you are on the technical side of the wall or not. This is a great opportunity for application-oriented folks to get the inside track on some of those esoteric technical terms you've heard bandied about.  
Size: 2143KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:9/10/2005
Whether you have been an EnterpriseOne customer for a long time or not, chances are that you have experienced some performance issues. More often than not, if you haven't experienced performance issues yet, you probably will. Bill has done a great job pointing out some tips on maintaining your SQL database to keep it running in tip-top shape.  
Size: 620KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/21/2005
The Object Configuration Manager (OCM) mappings are the lifeline of your EnterpriseOne system. The Object Configuration Master Table (F986101) contains all of the mappings that basically tell the system where to get the data and where to run processes such as business functions and batch jobs (UBE). It is very important that these mappings are accurate and maintained properly. Most people focus on the mappings that affect the client and then use SQL or manual methods to populate the server maps. This article will show how to make the process easier and tell you what to watch out for when doing it.  
Size: 495KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/21/2005
Bill Loban shows us how to optimize your SQL Server environment through carefully planning the placement of Data files, Log files, and Index files. You'll learn how to modify the EnterpriseOne installation script and the SQL Enterprise Manager to control the file placement. This could be very important information - accepting the defaults could result in decreased performance on your applications.  
Size: 413KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:5/18/2005
With EnterpriseOne 8.10, came the introduction of Unicode. Unicode is a standard for representing characters as integers. Unlike ASCII, which uses 8 bits for each character, Unicode uses 16 bits, which means that it can represent 65,280 more unique characters. When upgrading to 8.10, clients have the option to convert business data and control tables to Unicode after the upgrade. Bill Loban's article will break this all down for you - what is Unicode, what are its benefits, and what to look out for if you choose to convert.  
Size: 1478KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:3/14/2005
This paper addresses the changes that have occurred since the writing of the JAS original Installation paper (EnterpriseOne Java Application Server (JAS) published as a white paper in January 2005. The original paper addressed the installation of version Xe of the EnterpriseOne product using WebSphere 4. This amendment will detail the installation of tools release 8.94 utilizing WebSphere 5.0.  
Size: 512KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:3/11/2005
As a faithful reader of JDEtips, you have probably already read Mike Wright's article called "Generating Debug Logs" from November 2003. That article gave great instructions and tips for using the EnterpriseOne debug log tool. This new article by Anuj Goyal shows us how he and his team developed a nifty tool to turn the debug log on and off "on the fly". Guess what they named this utility? We love to see creative minds at work out there making a good thing even better.  
Size: 170KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/11/2005
JDELIST and our own email and telephones here at JDEtips have been abuzz with questions from the EnterpriseOne user community who are currently on a Citrix platform and are concerned about whether they can continue to operate in a Citrix environment when they make the switch to the EnterpriseOne HTML front end. So, we went direct to the source, and Amanda Austin, Citrix's Global Partner Manager, has provided us with the Citrix position on this issue.  
Size: 3532KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/11/2005
As the day approaches where we'll all have to admit the reality of moving to an HTML front end, Bill Loban shares with us his experience in installing the Java Application Server for EnterpriseOne. From configuration through troubleshooting--and all the steps between--Bill walks us through the process and fills in the blanks. Save this one... you'll need it!  
Size: 677KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/11/2005
From time to time, JDEtips has run articles about technical procedures that require or recommend copying an EnterpriseOne environment as a step along the way. Well, don't you think it's about time we walked you through that process in detail? We thought so, too, and Dwight Paul has provided just the thing. This article will show and tell you just how to approach this, guide you around some holes, and let you know how to tell if it worked. It even gives some tips on how long you can expect some of the steps to take. Now that's just down-right friendly! Don't you wish all documentation did that?  
Size: 913KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/11/2005
Have you been guilty of resisting change? Suspicious of some of PeopleSoft's new ways of doing things? Mourning the loss of the Knowledge Garden? Fess up, now - We'll bet some of you have been. Read up here on the new Change Assistant - formerly known as Deployment Assistant, which is an advanced version of the Update Center. Mike Wright helps us see the advantages of using this new tool for searching application and tools updates.  
Size: 753KB, Version:1, Publication Date:11/3/2004
For those of you who want to: a) Get a handle on tables, or b) are walking around with handle-less tables... Seriously, we love it when our authors of technical topics provide not only the technical steps, but also the practical business case for their tricks of the trade. In this article, Mike Wright takes the case of creating an exploded bill of materials list using table handles to simplify what could otherwise turn out to be some fairly complex coding.  
Size: 184KB, Version:1, Publication Date:11/3/2004
Deployment Servers--everyone's got one, and managing it is important to the health and welfare of your EnterpriseOne implementation. Justin Miller's wealth of CNC experience means that this is a useful article--and unlike Justin's own opinion, we feel that even experienced CNCs will get some useful nuggets here.  
Size: 2256KB, Version:1, Publication Date:11/3/2004
With hundreds of clients busily upgrading to 8.10 before Oracle takes over (or the end of the World, whichever comes first), wouldn't it be great to have an article that summarizes the differences between the old upgrade process and the new. And maybe had a few of those field-tested (i.e., painfully learned) tips as well? We thought so, too. Here's Bill Loban's first contribution to JDEtips, and it's a timely one!  
Size: 294KB, Version:1, Publication Date:9/1/2004
There are still a number of companies who under-utilize the EnterpriseOne job Scheduler or do not use it at all. That's a shame because this is a very powerful tool that is built into the software. With only a couple of exceptions, most of your scheduling needs can be met by this job Scheduler. In that White Paper, Mike covered the basics of setup, adding entries, and keeping the tables clean. In this second installation, he gives us some security considerations in addition to some valuable tips for making this powerful tool work better for you.  
Size: 125KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:9/1/2004
Here is an important heads-up for those of you who may be called upon to install Vertex into your EnterpriseOne system. Dwight Paul fills in some omissions and corrects some misdirection in the standard instructions and takes us step-by-step through the process of successfully installing and integrating this valuable product. Upon successful installation, your user community will be able to access Vertex for calculation of payroll and sales taxes.  
Size: 560KB, Version:110, Publication Date:7/14/2004
Here is an overview of how to set up and use the EnterpriseOne Job Scheduler. If you aren't using it because you weren't sure how to get started - well, that excuse just went right out the window, didn't it? Part II will continue the scheduler topic with some more advanced concepts and ideas.  
We all know that you can only do development work (including using the ERW) on a fat client, right? Wrong! This article is a huge time and money saver! Think about all the packages you don't have to deploy to non-existent fat clients, and as Kenneth points out, all the money saved in unnecessary consultant travel while doing heads down development work.  
Size: 66 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:5/1/2004
What? You mean I can't just select, copy, and paste? In this article, Mike Wright takes us through the steps to copy an AS/400 Path Code without shooting ourselves in the foot in the process. The key is to use caution and to plan, plan, plan.  
Size: 85 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:3/5/2004
In this mini-tip, Scott offers two different solutions for enhancing the efficiency of the invoice printing process. Even very experienced Sales Order Consultants and Clients will be surprised by what Scott reveals in the first few paragraphs of this tip. This article practically screams out "READ ME" to our staff.  
Size: 150 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:3/5/2004
CNC specialist Mike Wright shows us how to get more flexibility in our scheduled batch jobs. Making use of the RUNUBE command, you can kick off one task after the first one has finished - tasks such as printing invoices at the end of the batch job that generates them. This command can help you increase the efficiency of your unattended processes.  
Size: , Version:1, Publication Date:3/5/2004
Scott Beebe has given us a useful tip that he claims can finally get the back-room team the recognition they so richly deserve. Wouldn't it be nice if users could just click once to view their submitted jobs? Something like this would be sweet, wouldn't it?  
Size: 340 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:11/1/2003
In this article, Mike Wright shows us how to keep from digging ourselves into a deeper hole when attempting to resolve software issues. He gives us a nice reminder of the importance of debug logs for capturing recurring problems for resolution either in-house or for reporting to JDE. He helps us out with timing, how to get the logs set up, and how to get them out of the way for later use.  
Size: 75 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:11/1/2003
This article is a companion piece to Jean Driscoll's article in the November, 2003 issue entitled Going to OneWorld Part III--How OneWorld Knows Where Everything Is. In her article, Jean discusses how to set up the Object Configuration Map. Phill explains how to tell if you got it right and how to tell if your system has maintained its OCM integrity over time.  
Size: 30 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:3/1/2003
There's a lot of interest in how to run both a Client version and the Stand Alone version of OneWorld from the same workstation. A good example of the need for this might be when training is being given, and you don't want to take the Client version off just to put on the Stand Alone version. Tim Lyons, a Senior Application Consultant from brij, explains all.  
Size: 230 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/1/2003
After reading this introduction, be sure to read our more detailed white paper: Details of Setting Up a New Environment in OneWorld. Both are by Jean Driscoll, an experienced CNC staffer at a JDE client.  
Size: 2.9 MB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/1/2003
Here's the very detailed followup to Jean's overview article in the January, 2003 issue of JDEtips If you need a "how to" on creating environments, this white paper tells you every single step and is illustrated with many screen shots.  
Size: 300 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:11/1/2002
Everyone we've shown this white paper to says, "That is hot!!". They love the idea of automating the deployment of OneWorld packages to both Citrix Servers and Fat Clients. Learn how to write your own scripts with this very detailed guide.  
Size: 40 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/1/2002
If you are new to OneWorld, and your role is managerial, technical, or functional--read this White Paper for an introduction to a Brave New OneWorld!  
Size: 560 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/1/2002
Many clients are not aware that there is a tool within OneWorld that allows restarting a Package Build. Using this tip will save you many hours of CNC time.  
Need to keep track of all those packages you are deploying? Then you'll probably need this tracking tool. Why reinvent the wheel, when JDEtips already has what you need?  

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