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How to add start Date/end date period for Staffing Profile

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chateau_1
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How to add start Date/end date period for Staffing Profile

Hi,

 

Currently when trying to create a staffing profile, the start and finish date only show up to 2012.  We want to have the ability to see future periods in 2013, 2014.  How do I go about doing that?  We don't use the Resource Mgmt module extensively in our company so I'm at a lost. Thanks

 

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Jason Nichols K
Acclaimed Contributor.

Re: How to add start Date/end date period for Staffing Profile

It sounds like you need to generate the periods that would normally populate this validation. What version of PPM are you using?
chateau_1
Trusted Contributor.

Re: How to add start Date/end date period for Staffing Profile

7.5 SP6

Right, I was looking at validations and couldn't find where it was. Did a wild card search on validations with "RSC", "Staffing", "date" and none seems to contain periods like this in a list view format.

 

kintanadan
Super Contributor.

Re: How to add start Date/end date period for Staffing Profile

Hello,

 

You will need to Generate additional Time Periods as outlined in the Time Management Configuration Guide, on page 24 of Chapter 2.  Here are the steps:

 

1.

Log on to the PPM Server as the application administrator.

2.

Navigate to the <PPM_Home>/bin directory, where <PPM_Home> is the

location where PPM Center was installed.

3.

Run the kGenTimeMgmtPeriods.sh command as follows:

sh kGenTimeMgmtPeriods.sh <

number of periods to create>

where

<number of periods to create> is the number of time periods to

create for a specific period type.

A prompt is displayed for you to choose the period type. By default, time

periods start from the current date.

For additional

kGenTimeMgmtPeriods.sh options, such as specifying a

starting date for the time periods, execute the script with no parameters and

select

Help.

4.

Repeat step 3 for each enabled period type.

 

Good Luck!

 

Regards

chateau_1
Trusted Contributor.

Re: How to add start Date/end date period for Staffing Profile

Hi,

We just did this and that didn't seem to help with the time period.

 

All it extends to is up to December 2012, that's it.

 

Any help is appreciated since we're at the end of November 2012 and we need to be able to create a staffing profile that extends 10 yrs from now.

 

Thanks.

d4y4n4
Honored Contributor.

Re: How to add start Date/end date period for Staffing Profile

Hi,

Here are the steps that you need to follow in order to extend the fiscal periods

1. This is an article to generate periods beyond 2012 year:

There is a script called kGenPeriods.sh under the PPM_HOME/bin directory. This script can take start period and end period as parameters and generate new periods covering that range. By default, the script takes current year, current year + 9 if no parameters specified and generates periods.

When parameters are specified as below, this will generate new periods up to 2020.

sh kGenPeriods.sh -startYear 2012 -endYear 2020 -commit

kGenPeriods.sh

Use the kGenPeriods.sh script to generate the period information and populate the database tables that contain knta_periods and knta_period_groups. This script generates the monthly periods and period groups from the start year through the end year based on the start year and end year parameters. The kGenPeriods.sh script does not regenerate periods that already exist between the specified years. It only creates periods between the minimum of the specified start year and the existing minimum period year—and the maximum of the existing maximum period year and the specified end year. For detailed information on the syntax and optional parameters for the kGenPeriods.sh script, see the HP Portfolio Management Configuration Guide.

2. After this, try again to see if end period is extended beyond 3 years.

3. If not, then you have to tweak the validation used by the field which is called "PPM - Periods of type Fiscal Month".

Regards,
Dayana Campos