Multiple Organizations in Oracle Applications 11i

(Multi-org Feature) Questions 1) List the multi-org features supported by Oracle Applications 11i 2) Mention the roles / types / hierarchy of organization in Oracle Apps : Multi-org. 3) What is business group ? 4) What is Set of books ? 5) What is Legal entity ? 6) What is Balancing entity ? 7) What is Operating Unit ? 8) What is Inventory Organization ? 9) How many operating units can be attached to a legal entity ? 10) What is the relationship between legal entity and balancing entity? 11) How many inventory organizations can be attached to an operating unit ? 12) List the organization(s) required for defining an Inventory organization ? 13) Can we call a manufacturing plant as operating unit & Inventory organization ? When ? 14) The Database architecture is same for multi-org and Nonmulti-org installation. (TRUE/FALSE) 15) What is the name of RDBMS global variable used from 10.7 version onwards w.r.t multi-org ? 16) What is the significance of the RDBMS global variable used w.r.t multi-org ? 17) Data partitioning in Oracle Apps database is physical : ( TRUE/FALSE ) 18) Data partitioning is performed using database views. : ( TRUE/FALSE ) 19) List the applications partitioned and the entities used for partitioning ? 20) All the applications in Oracle Applications are secured w.r.t data access. ( TRUE/FALSE ) 21) ‘Accounts Payable’ Module is partitioned using Set of Books. (TRUE/FALSE) 22) ‘Order Entry’ module is partitioned using Inventory Organization ( TRUE/FALSE) 23) List the items required for creating Set Of Books (SOB) ? 24) What is significance of the profile option ‘MO : Operating Unit’ ? 25) Name the utility used in ‘auto install’ to define/convert to multi-org feature ? 26) What is seed data ? 27) What is seed data replication ?

XYZ has two businesses . New Delhi and Lucknow. Mumbai. 35) What is the significance of conflict domain w. New Delhi and Pune. The company’s headquarters is Chennai.t multi-org feature ? 36) List the applications/modules to be set-up at the enterprise level ? 37) List the applications/modules to be set-up at the operating unit level ? 38) Is there is any way to check the parameters/profiles configured in a multi-org set-up ? If yes how it can be checked ? 39) What are the contents or aspects checked by the multi-org validation report ? 40) What are the limitations in Oracle Applications 11i . manufacture and maintenance of the tooling such as mold for Delhi and Chennai plants. It’s manufacturing plants at Delhi and Chennai are dedicated to plastic furniture. Second division produces Industrial Products on a make to order basis. Mysore and Jaipur.multiorg features ? Case Study XYZ company has three manufacturing plants at Chennai.t multi-org feature ? 31) What is the significance of ‘OE : Item validation organization’ ? 32) What is the significance of ‘OE : Set of Books’ ? 33) What is the significance of ‘MO : Top Reporting Level’ ? 34) List the parameters added to the reports that are enabled for multiple organizations reporting ? Specify the purpose of these parameters. 41) How many set of books are to be created to meet the reporting needs of XYZ ? 42) How many segments are to be defined in the Chart of Accounts for the above scenario and identify each segment with an entity ? . Calcutta. Hyderabad.28) How seed data is replicated ? 29) Mention the events triggering seed data replication ? 30) List the operating modes of seed data replication w. Cochin.r. Chennai.r. Pune plant has two divisions: The first division takes care of design. It has warehouses at Bhopal. It has sales offices at Bangalore. • Manufacturing & selling plastic furniture and • Plastic products for Industrial applications XYZ needs to report profit/loss for each business.

43) List the legal and balancing entities in the above case study ? 44) Identify the Operating units and Inventory Organizations in the above case study to configure multi-org set-up. 45) List the locations that will have multiple roles ? .

6) What is Balancing entity ? It is an entity for which financial statements are prepared. Users can see data relevant to their orgn. 8) What is Inventory Organization ? It is an entity representing a manufacturing plant or a ware house. Sell & ship products from different legal entities. It is identified by a separate segment in the accounting flexfield. 2) Mention the roles / types / hierarchy of organization in Oracle Apps : Multi-org. It represents the highest level.Multiple Organizations in Oracle Applications 11i (Multi-org Feature) Questions & Answers 1) List the multi-org features supported by Oracle Applications 11i Multiple organizations using different SOBs in a single installation. 4) What is Set of books ? It is the Financial Reporting Entity. 5) What is Legal entity ? It is an entity for which fiscal or tax reports are prepared. Business group Set of Books Legal Entity Balancing Entity Operating Unit Inventory Organization In HRMS Internal External 3) What is business group ? It is the consolidated enterprise. Secure access to data. It can be a part of a legal entity. Purchase & receive products from different organizations. . 7) What is Operating Unit ? It is an entity representing a sales office or division.

17) Data partitioning in Oracle Apps database is physical : ( TRUE/FALSE ) FALSE Logical partitioning.t multi-org ? A global variable ‘Client_info’ exist. 12) List the organization(s) required for defining an Inventory organization ? Set of books. when a location plays both manufacturing and selling. 11) How many inventory organizations can be attached to an operating unit ? There is no limit. which is 64 bytes long.r. 13) Can we call a manufacturing plant as operating unit & Inventory organization ? When ? Yes. 10) What is the relationship between legal entity and balancing entity? One to many. One legal entity can have many balancing entities.7 version onwards w. Legal entity and Operating Unit. The first 10 bytes store The org_id ( Operating Unit ID ). (TRUE/FALSE) TRUE 15) What is the name of RDBMS global variable used from 10. 14) The Database architecture is same for multi-org and Nonmulti-org installation. Organization context is derived using this.r.9) How many operating units can be attached to a legal entity ? There is no limit and this can be used depending on the reporting requirements. 18) Data partitioning is performed using database views.t multi-org ? CLIENT_INFO 16) What is the significance of the RDBMS global variable used w. : ( TRUE/FALSE ) .

23) List the items required for creating Set Of Books (SOB) ? Its created for a combination of 3 Cs Functional Currency. 19) List the applications partitioned and the entities used for partitioning ? Application Partitioned by Secured (Y/N) N Y Y Y GL SOB Y Fixed Assets Corp Book HR Business group OM / AR / PO / AP Operating unit Inventory Inventory organization 20) All the applications in Oracle Applications are secured w. 22) ‘Order Entry’ module is partitioned using Inventory Organization ( TRUE/FALSE) FALSE. any operating unit can be specified as default. For an existing installation(while upgrading to multi-org mode). Chart of Accounts. (TRUE/FALSE) FALSE.r.t data access. 24) What is significance of the profile option ‘MO : Operating Unit’ ? Operating unit context is set through this profile option.TRUE. It is partitioned using operating unit. 25) Name the utility used in ‘auto install’ to define/convert to multi-org feature ? .( TRUE/FALSE ) FALSE 21) ‘Accounts Payable’ Module is partitioned using Set of Books. Accounting Calendar. It is partitioned using operating unit. For a fresh installation. assign an operating unit to which all existing data should belong. It needs to be attached to a business group.

‘Adadmin’. 26) What is seed data ? It is the base data supplied by Oracle corporation as a default value and in certain situations can be modified. 29) Mention the events triggering seed data replication ? An install or upgrade is received.r. 30) List the operating modes of seed data replication w.t multi-org feature ? Single organization : Replicates seed data for one organization All organizations : Replicates seed data for all organization . Replicate seed data program is submitted thro submit request window. The Multiple Organization Support feature provides a program that performs this function. 28) How seed data is replicated ? It is automatically triggered as a concurrent program on the occurrence of certain pre-defined events. 27) What is seed data replication ? An enterprise structure consisting of multiple organization requires the ability to replicate seed data to multiple operating units. convert to multi-org architecture is selected. The auto-install adadmin option.

Legal entity and operating unit. Reporting context : Allows the users to choose an entity within the reporting level they have selected. To maximize concurrency in a multi-org environment. 36) List the applications/modules to be set-up at the enterprise level ? Product Level Set-up frequency GL.r. Customer & supplier hdr Enterprise Only once 37) List the applications/modules to be set-up at the operating unit level ? Product frequency Level Set-up . 33) What is the significance of ‘MO : Top Reporting Level’ ? This profile option determines the level in which the users can report. All concurrent programs are assigned to a conflict domain when they are submitted. Assets.t multi-org feature ? A conflict domain is the abstract representation of the groupings used to partition your data. 32) What is the significance of ‘OE : Set of Books’ ? The set of books used by the Order management module set at the responsibility level. Available options are SOB. 34) List the parameters added to the reports that are enabled for multiple organizations reporting ? Specify the purpose of these parameters. 35) What is the significance of conflict domain w. 2 incompatible concurrent programs can’t run simultaneously on the same conflict domain.31) What is the significance of ‘OE : Item validation organization’ ? ‘Order management’ module use this profile option to determine the inventory organization. you can set-up conflict domains for your operating units. Inventory & mfg modules Enterprise Only once Flex Field defn. 2 incompatible concurrent programs may run simultaneously if they are submitted in different conflict domains. Reporting level : Allows users to select the level in which they want to report.

This generally occurs when you convert to Multiple organization support from a non–Multiple Organization implementation. Suppliers with Operating Unit Specific Attributes .Order Management. The report indicates if any data has been entered at the customer level in the following fields by printing an asterisk (*) in the column for a particular customer:       Salesperson (report data appears under the Primary Salesrep column) Order Type Dunning Site Statement Site Tax Code Carrier (report data appears under the Ship Via column) The report warns you that this data exists in the database. Accounts Payables Operating unit 38) Is there is any way to check the parameters/profiles configured in a multi-org set-up ? If yes how it can be checked ? Yes. Customers with Operating Unit Specific Attributes This section of the report indicates that you have data defined at the customer level that is allowed only at the customer site level. the report deletes the operating unit–specific data from the customer records. By running multi-org validation report. If you choose Yes for the correct Customer Attributes report parameter. Accounts Receivables For every operating unit Purchase. 39) What are the contents or aspects checked by the multi-org validation report ? Report Sections The report consists of the following sections:  Active Responsibilities  Customers with Operating Unit Specific Attributes  Suppliers with Operating Unit Specific Attributes  Profile Option Errors and Warnings Active Responsibilities Only The report prints the value of the Active Responsibility Only parameter you specified in the first page of the report.

If you choose Yes for the Correct Supplier Attributes report parameter. You need to correct the profile options manually. Inventory organization references a different set of books For accounting purposes. the report deletes the operating unit specific data from the customer records. This generally occurs when you convert to Multiple Organization support from a non–Multiple Organization implementation. The report indicates if any data has been entered at the supplier level in the following fields by printing an asterisk (*) in the column for a particular supplier:  Liability Account  Prepayment Account  Distribution Set  Statement Site  Invoice Tax Name  Offset Tax Name The report warns you that this data exists in the database. The report may list any combination of the following violations: Not all responsibilities in current operating unit have the same option value All responsibilities in one operating unit must share the same values for the following profile options:  HR: Business Group  OM: Item Validation Organization  Tax: Allow Override of Tax Code  Tax: Invoice Freight as Revenue  Tax: Inventory Item for Freight The Validation Report indicates a violation for the operating units with inconsistent profile option values and lists the values. All profile option values in question are listed for your review. or are defaulted from the site or application level. The Validation Report indicates any violations if an operating unit and item validation organization do not share the same set of books. which are set at the responsibility level. .This section of the report indicates that you have data defined at the supplier level that is allowed only at the supplier site level. Profile Option Errors and Warnings This section provides information on profile options that may be invalid. you should ensure that an operating unit and the item validation organization that you choose for it share the same set of books.

40) What are the limitations in Oracle Applications 11i . It has warehouses at Bhopal. Sequential Numbering option differs among responsibilities All responsibilities in one operating unit must share the same sequence numbering option. Option is not set to correct value The INV: Intercompany Currency Conversion profile option must be the same for the responsibilities involved in intercompany transactions. The Multi–Org Setup Validation Report indicates a violation for the operating units if the value is overridden at the site or application levels. It has sales offices at Bangalore. Pune plant has two divisions: The first division takes care of design. • Centralized AR with decentralized OE • Centralized disbursement with decentralized vouchering Case Study XYZ company has three manufacturing plants at Chennai. manufacture and maintenance of the tooling such as mold for Delhi . Hyderabad. Calcutta.multiorg features ? Combinations of Centralization / Decentralization not supported • Centralized Payables with decentralized purchasing. Mysore and Jaipur. It’s manufacturing plants at Delhi and Chennai are dedicated to plastic furniture. The system predefines a value of Corporate for this profile at the site level. XYZ has two businesses . New Delhi and Pune. New Delhi and Lucknow. Cochin. • Centralized purchasing with decentralized payables. Chennai. The company’s headquarters is Chennai. Mumbai.Inventory organization references a different operating unit The OM: Item Validation Organization must be an inventory organization that references tthe operating unit defined in the MO:Operating Unit profile option. which are set at the responsibility level. The Multi–Org Setup Validation Report indicates a violation for the operating units with inconsistent profile option values and lists the values. or which are defaulted from the site or application level. • Manufacturing & selling plastic furniture and • Plastic products for Industrial applications XYZ needs to report profit/loss for each business.

However chart of accounts should have a separate segment to identify the business.and Chennai plants. 41) How many set of books are to be created to meet the reporting needs of XYZ ? Only one set of books needs to be created when the functional currency. 42) How many segments are to be defined in the Chart of Accounts for the above scenario and identify each segment with an entity ? Segment 1 2 3 4 Entity Balancing segment ( Business identity) Department Account code Sub-account code 43) List the legal and balancing entities in the above case study ? Balancing entities represent business divisions • Manufacturing & selling plastic furniture and • Plastic products for Industrial applications Legal entity is only one. Location Chennai New Delhi Pune Bangalore Calcutta Mumbai Lucknow Bhopal Cochin Hyderabad Mysore Jaipur 45) Operating Unit ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## ## Inventory organization ## ## ## List the locations that will have multiple roles ? . 44) Identify the Operating units and Inventory Organizations in the above case study to configure multi-org set-up. Second division produces Industrial Products on a make to order basis. accounting calendar & chart of accounts are same for both the businesses.

Location Operating Unit Chennai ## New Delhi ## Inventory organization ## ## .

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