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  • Sage X3 Support: How to default the start and end date for reports

    In this blog, we will look at how to setup default start and end dates for reports. This "default" option is useful to save you time when running a lot of reports which will have the same start and end dates. The default start and end dates can still be changed at the report level just by typing the desired date over the default date.  So how is this done?  Let's take a look. 

    Setup, Users, Users and in our…

    • 11 Jan 2021
  • Sage X3 Support: What are the limitations of the Accounting period control parameter?

    Often, we underestimate the significance of the general parameter ACCPERCTL under AAS fixed assets chapter, CPT group.

    Accounting period control parameter is used to check the consistency between financial data records and fixed assets data records of a fiscal year or period breakdown.

    When the value is set to ‘Yes’ for a company, meaning the fiscal year or the period breakdown on the financial side is identical to the…

    • 7 Jan 2021
  • Sage X3 Support: Sage X3 Inter-site Transactions

    In Sage X3 Inter-site transactions can be created. What is an Inter-site transaction? It is where two sites under one company are purchasing and selling products to the other.

    An example of this would be if Site A purchases products such as Aspirin from Site B. Site A would use that product from Site B to create manufactured products. Of course, this is just one example and each company will vary depending upon their business…

    • 30 Dec 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: The Online help center and new how to guide - Brexit for the UK

    As Brexit draws near be sure to check out the newly published how to guide, Brexit for the UK, in the Online help center. The document details how to adapt the VAT set-up due to the end of the transition period for Brexit, December 31, 2020, from a UK perspective. It focuses on VAT management impacts. It can be located in the Online help center under (1) How to, (2) Legislation, (3) Brexit for the UK.

    For further information…

    • 28 Dec 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: PSA--Upcoming IP address change to SEI/Nectari license registration sites

    Today I have a quick PSA for you SEI/Nectari users out there.

    Some of you might be aware that Tangerine (the minds behind SEI) provide websites for registering licenses.  On December 19, 2020, Tangerine will be changing the IP addresses used by their websites and

    During this period of transition, it will be impossible for you to:

    • Register and…
    • 17 Dec 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: Is Syracuse’s Load Balancer messing with your External Load Balancer? Learn to Turn it off

    Hello readers, today we are going to take a look at the short subject of Syracuse load balancing. The Syracuse Load Balancer, sometimes called Internal Load Balancer, has been a more common subject lately. I decided to write a small segment on the Load Balancer. So, the Load Balancer is an integrated piece of Syracuse. It is hard coded balancing that’s part of the node.js encoding that is used with the Syracuse design…

    • 17 Dec 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: How to track changes made to a Purchase order?

    In Sage X3 V12, it is possible to quickly track changes to a purchase order header and detail using revision management. Revision management allows users to switch between the revisions to see the history of the purchase order. Normally, the change record is highlighted in red color. It is also possible to print a report for the changed records.

    Purchase order revisions are managed when the order is totally signed. However…

    • 14 Dec 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: A lesson in history

    In this blog I want to share information about a valuable tool that is used all the time. That tool is Windows Clipboard.   If you use copy and paste a lot as I do, there have been many times where I wish I could go back to recover certain items I copied.  There is a way to set Clipboard to capture and retain history of items copied. The Clipboard feature in Microsoft Windows 10 can store history. But it needs to be set up first…

    • 9 Dec 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: Umm...maybe, I forget to start using the 1099-NEC form and boxes…Umm..Help!

    So, you’ve started to review your supplier payments and noticed that you never changed the Supplier default 1099 form and 1099 boxes to those for 1099-NEC.  Or perhaps, only some of your Supplier transactions are showing up as form 1099-NEC payments. Or you are now asking, “What is a 1099-NEC form anyway?” Don’t panic! We can get this sorted.

    Let’s start with a review of what 1099-NEC forms are…

    • 26 Nov 2020
  • Sage X3 Support: Conquering the Obstacle of MongoDB 4.2 Upgrade: A Guide for Upgrading MongoDB to 4.2 for Sage X3

    Hello readers,

    Today we are going to cover a topic that is going to be an important and probably complicated for some of you. With the release of Version 12 Patch 24; there is a major change with Mongo DB and their future released versions.

    As of MongoDB v4.2, Mongo (the company) has decided to deprecate the MMAPv1 storage engine. What this means is that MongoDB can only utilize one other storage engine, Wiredtiger. This…

    • 23 Nov 2020