Oracle E-Business Suite screens shows fields such as effective start date and effective end date to maintain the history of records. Most of screens in Oracle E-Business Suite’s HRMS module have this feature.
While working in Oracle HRMS, you might sometimes come across a situation to delete current or most recent assignment record of an employee. Let us see here how to do it:
John Doe is an employee whose current assignment is starting from 01-JAN-2018 to 31-DEC-4712.
Below are his previous two assignments
01-JAN-2017 to 31-DEC-2017
01-JAN-2016 to 31-DEC-2016
Steps to Follow
- Go to Path: XX HRMS Manager -> People -> Enter and Maintain
- Search for employee John Doe
- Open Assignment screen of that employee by clicking on Assignment button
- Change effective start date to one day previous of existing effective start date. In our case it will be 31-DEC-2017 as effective end date and 01-JAN-2016 as effective start date
- Press Delete button located at the top of your screen
- You will get a popup message “Do you really want to delete this record?” with three options
- Press Next
- Save the record
- Re-query the record again for John Doe. The effective start date will be 01-JAN-2016 and effective end date will be 31-DEC-4712
Next option will delete only immediate next record of assignment for an employee. In our case it deleted record starting from 01-JAN-2018
All option will remove multiple future assignments of that employee from existing effective record.
If existing record of John Doe is starting from 01-JAN-2016 to 31-DEC-2016 then pressing ALL will delete assignments starting from 01-JAN-2017 and 01-JAN-2018.
Thus your assignment record after delete with “All” will start from 01-JAN-2016 to 31-DEC-4712.
Purge will remove the record totally from the system for that employee. The record will be deleted from database.
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