Error message when you try to close the period or the year in Project Controller in Microsoft Dynamics SL: "Unposted Allocations in Current or Prior Period"

Applies to: Dynamics SL 2011Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 Service Pack 1Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011 Service Pack 2

SYMPTOMS


When you try to close the period or the year in Project Controller in Microsoft Dynamics SL, you receive the following error message:

Unposted Allocations in Current or Prior Period

CAUSE


This problem occurs because batches of allocations that must be processed exist in the PJTranWk table.

RESOLUTION


To resolve this problem, determine the batches of allocations that must be processed, and then manually process the batches of allocations. To do this, follow these steps:

Dynamics SL 7.0

  1. Download the PA450C.rpt custom report that will show the unposted allocation batches. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Dynamics File Exchange Server:

    KB937224 pa450cReport_ver7.zip

    Release Date: May 24, 2007

    Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

  2. Extract the compressed file.
  3. Copy the PA450C.rpt file to the USR_RPTS folder in the Microsoft Dynamics SL Program Files folder.
  4. On the Parent bar, click Report Control Maintenance (98.300.00) under Utility.
  5. In the Report Number field, type PA450.
  6. In the first empty row under Report Format Name , type Unposted Allocations.
  7. In the first empty Report Format field, type PA450C.
  8. In the Report Control Maintenance (98.300.00) screen, click Save , and then click Close.
  9. In the modules list, click Allocator.
  10. Open the Alloc. Proc./GL Posting Audit (PA.450.00) report.
  11. Click the Report tab.
  12. In the Report Format field, click Unposted Allocations.
  13. Click Print . The resulting report shows all the batches of allocations that must be processed.
  14. Enable the Selection by Batch functionality in Project Controller. To do this, follow these steps:

    1. In the module list, click Project Controller.

    2. In the Project Controller pane, click Project Controller Setup (PA.SET.00).

    3. In the Project Controller Setup screen, click the PC Options and Setup tab.

    4. On the PC Options and Setup tab, click to select the Selection by Batch check box.

    5. In the Project Controller Setup (PA.SET.00) screen, click Save , and then click Exit.

  15. Process the allocation batches. To do this, follow these steps:

    1. In the module list, click Allocator.

    2. In the Allocator pane, click Allocation Processor.

    3. Click in the Transaction Date field, and then press F7.

    4. In the Selection/Posting Period field, type the period number from the PA450C report.

    5. In the System Code field, type the system code from the PA450C report.

    6. In the Batch Number field, type the batch number from the PA450C report.

    7. Click Allocate Company.

    8. Repeat steps 15c through 15g for each row of results in the PA450C report.

    9. Close the Allocation Processor (PA.PRO.00) screen.

Dynamics SL 2011 and 2015

  1. Download the PA450C.rpt custom report that will show the unposted allocation batches. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Dynamics File Exchange Server:

    KB937224 pa450cReport_2011_2015.zip

    Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

  2. Extract the compressed file.
  3. Copy the PA450C.rpt file to the USR_RPTS folder in the Microsoft Dynamics SL Program Files folder.
  4. In the Administration Module  click Report Control Maintenance (98.300.00) under Utility.
  5. In the Report Number field, type PA450.
  6. In the Report Number field, type PA450.
  7. In the first empty Report Format field, type PA450C.
  8. In the Report Control Maintenance (98.300.00) screen, click Save , and then click Close.
  9. In the modules list, click Allocator.
  10. Open the Alloc. Proc./GL Posting Audit (PA.450.00) report.
  11. Click the Report tab.
  12. In the Report Format field, click the drop down and select  Unposted Allocations.
  13. Click Print Preview The resulting report shows all the batches of allocations that must be processed.  The module they are from and the period they are assigned to.

REFERENCES


For more information about messages that you may receive when you try to close the period or the year in Project Controller, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

933076 Error messages and warning messages that you may receive when you try to close the period or the year in Project Controller in Microsoft Dynamics SL