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  • Upgrading from 2016 to 2021 SAGE 500

    We noticed there are additional security events in the 2021 version (such as view tax id in plain text).

    Are all the events documented somewhere? 

  • History and Upgrade Suggestions

    Here are a few friendly suggestions that you might want to park in the back of your minds that could help out with some yearly maintenance and upgrading.  These are not day-to-day type  things but can help out over time.

    • There is a table in the system…
  • Error 5 in frmPeriodEnd AP close out.

    Attempting to close out company P (first time) and receiving the subject message.

    Tracer messages:

    13:48:59(5652836 - 46059448)-****** ENTER InvokeTask :Task ID - 67895298

    13:48:59(41 - 46059489)-"Process Period End" - Task Flags, EFW_TF_AUTOLOADUI, EFW_TF_AUTODISPLAYUI…

  • Importing purchase requistion details from an external csv file into the grid field

    Newbie here. 

    I am entering items details manually into the different fields of a purchase requisition. 

    I have a csv file with data from an MSC shopping cart. How do I transfer this data into the Purchase requisition grid without copy and pasting field…

  • Convert item type - item setup incorrectly

    We have a large number of items in our inventory that were setup incorrectly.

    The items have activity posted against them.

    Is there any way in the data tables to flip a raw material item to a finished good?

    For example, our BOM pulls together the raw…

  • Item Type

    Does anyone know where the Item Type table is in Sage 500?


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  • Form resizing cause fields to move

    We're seeing odd behavior for Timesheet Entry (Lines) when the form is resized. This is the form normally:

    But when resized, the Earn Code and Multiplier fields jump to random spots on the form, like this:

    There are no customizations on this form…

  • SED/Paya integration seems to have failed

    All of the sudden, SED/Paya will no longer launch and we don't have access to the Vault or CC Payment processing.

    Even Maintain Credit Card Processor Accounts -> Test Account fails.  Has anybody seen anything like this before?  I'd guess that the…

  • Labor Entry posting for the entire shift

    We have an issue with a product line, and we can't seem to correct it.

    On 90% of our routings for manufactured products, when we do a Labor Entry it calculates Overhead and Fixed costs using the pieces per hour and work center rates.

    One one product…

  • Creating a debit memo in Purchase Order module for returned items on PO

    We had an employee try something new, and entered a bunch of returns using the PO module. These are outstanding in Purchasing Clearing. The credits from the vendor were processed via A/P directly to COGS. I'd like to invoice these returns, and get them…

  • Can not edit recurring invoice Detail for one of my companies

    One of my users receives an error when they attempt an update Detail on a recurring invoice.  Other aspects of the invoice can be updated, and Detail can be updated for the other companies in our system.  This error is triggered on all recurring invoices…

  • Is there any way to create a pick list from a Sales Order when a customer is on Credit Hold?

    We would like to be able to create a pick list even when a customer is on Credit Hold - I know the system prevents this from happening but I am looking for a work around.

  • Adding quantity from invoice lines to project lines view/explorer screen.

    We are starting to you use Project accounting, and find the explorer window great. However, the quantity invoiced in the vdvproject lines view, seems to be inaccurate. Infact, we would like to quantity from invoices lines view. I have tried a couple joins…

  • Sage 500 2023 SDK is now Available!

    The Sage 500 2023 SDK is now available to all certified Partners and Customers. 

    Please send your Sage 500 SDK requests to [email protected]

    Prior year/version SDK are also available.

    Thank you

  • Production Scheduling in Sage?

    How are you currently scheduling you operation using Sage (or if at all?) Looking for options besides exporting to excel. We have multiple operations per customer unit. Any info on how you are handling master schedules is much appreciated.

  • Is there a way to do mass write offs?

    We've got thousands of invoices in our system that are aged beyond any reasonable collections timeframe (dating all the way back to 2003), so we need to get them written off. Is there a way to do a massive write off or do these have to be done one by…

  • Announcing Sage 500 ERP Product Updates

    We are pleased to announce the release of Sage 500 ERP 2021 Product Update 3 (2021.3), Sage 500 ERP 2019 Product Update 7 (2019.7), and Sage 500 ERP 2018 Product Update 10 (2018.10). 

    What's New

    These releases include support of 1099 tax year 2021 program…

  • Inventory Calendar for year 2022

    The new year 2022 is coming and that also means that you need to have year 2022 created in your Sage 500 inventory calendar. The Inventory Calendar must be set up before posting transactions to the year 2022.  Since there is no direct task on the Sage 500…

  • Announcing Sage 500 ERP 1099 Tax Year 2021 Stand-Alone Updates

    What's New

    We are pleased to announce the Sage 500 stand-alone updates that are independent of the normal product updates. More information can be found in the Release Notes and 1099 Forms Service User Guide:

    • Release Notes for Sage 500 v2021 1099…
  • Apache Log4j vulnerability - December 2021

    This post was last updated on December 15, 2021

    Sage and its partners take the security of its customer solutions extremely seriously, and regularly undertakes proactive testing across its products to identify potential vulnerabilities and provide fixes…

  • Document Transmittal error 401 in MAS 500 version 2021

    MAS 500 system upgraded from version 2018 to 2021 (v After the upgrade, AP stopped emailing EFT deposit statement, generated error message below when used SMTP ( mail server first time. If Exchange > Outlook.Office365…

  • Cash Management and Bank Reconciliation Hints and Tips

    • The ‘Book Balance’ is the balance in Cash Management Module. It is not the General Ledger balance in General Ledger.
    • The Bank Balance (Book Balance) calculated in Reconcile Bank Accounts is the sum of any beginning balance entry made in Cash…
  • About bins in Sage 500

    Bins are built into Sage 500 activities to manage stock movement and inventory transactions.

    • Specify volume, weight, and count cycle for bins.
    • Define preferred bins for specific items.
    • Use fixed bins for items that may be stocked in various bin locations…
  • Sage 500 ERP: Announcing Sage 500 ERP Product Updates

    We are pleased to announce the release of Sage 500 ERP 2018 Product Update 9 (2018.9), Sage 500 ERP 2019 Product Update 6 (2019.6), and Sage 500 ERP 2021 Product Update 2 (2021.2). 

    What's New

    These releases deliver resolution to issues reported, which…

  • How to find a lost un posted invoice that I lost and can no longer find

    Hello everyone, 

    i was working on invoicing yesterday and i lost one of my biggest invoice and didn’t get to register/post it and now I can’t find it

    this is what I did. 
    I went to Invoices and made a batch with all of the invoices then clicked…