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BPC 10.0 NW Business Rules for different periods

Dear Experts,

I have a question, how to customize in BPC 10.0 NW Business process rules for different periods.

I would like to have one rule for the months consolidation and one rule for the year end.

How can I say BPC to take the different rules for different period consolidation, is there anywhere a time which I can link to the rule?

Thanks for you help

Daniel

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  • Oct 17, 2016 at 09:54 PM

    Hi Daniel,

    I've never tried this but the Other Dimension Filter may work.

    See Eliminations and Adjustments Rule for Legal Consolidation

    http://help.sap.com/saphelp_bpc10_nw/helpdata/en/b9/bceda8f53d4bc9bb772da27f576c89/frameset.htm

    Under features:

    Other Dimension Filter: A string in this field indicates filters or special restrictions on other dimensions. For example, if you have a user-defined dimension called Product and you want to run an elimination for only one of its members called Pro1, you would enter Product = Pro1.

    Make sure you have these notes implemented:

    2266174 - Fail to validate consolidation rule with DIMLIST value in 'Other Dimension Filter'

    2139209 - Enable parent node or DIMLIST value for 'OR' relation of field 'Other Dimension Filter'

    HTH

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  • Oct 17, 2016 at 10:03 AM

    You can use script statements to run specific rules for specific periods. But you need to provide detailed info.

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  • Oct 18, 2016 at 10:00 AM

    Hi Daniel,

    If the business rules are related to automatic adjustments(Eliminations and adjustments) business rule, you could put a filter on OTHER DIMENSION FILTER for the period which it needs to be execute alone at the year end.

    <<<STRIKETHROUGH - DO NOT CONSIDER>>>>If in case it is Account Based Transformation rule, which is ran through a script logic, you could execute the business rule at the year end with the help of XDIM_FILTER statement on MONTHNUM property. <<<STRIKETHROUGH>>>>


    Regards,

    Harsha

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