The first Dynamics GP Hotfix for 2018 has released – There’s one for your version!

Jo deRuiter / January 29, 2018
The first Dynamics GP Hotfix for 2018 has released – There’s one for your version!
First GP Hotfixes of 2018 Released
 
The first hotfixes for the year 2018 have been released.  Below is Microsoft’s list of issues addressed in this recently released Hotfix.  Unless you are using Canadian Payroll or PO encumbrances, the most notable items are the payroll social security mask fix and the problem with simultaneous use of the payables select checks window. 
 
 Here are the fixes by version:
 
Dynamics GP 2018 (v. 18.00.0427) US and Canada Year End
Issues fixed:
  • Slow performance when clicking Inquiry>Purchasing>Transaction by Document
  • Inability to make changes to copied workflow steps that were created using the “Copy Workflow Step” feature
  • All of the below fixes outlined for GP2016
 
Dynamics GP 2016 (v. 16.00.0673) (GP 2016R2, US and Canada Year End and all prior patches) – yes it’s cumulative!
Issues fixed:
  • If you had installed the 2017 year-end update and created the year end wage file without having Human Resources installed, you are receiving an error message for each employee during creating of the payroll year-end file
  • The error occurring on occasion while creating the year end wage file “UPR_Year_End_WORK_Other failed.  A Record was already locked”
  • Canadian Payroll Changes
  • ACA information that may have appeared incorrect for employees that were employed multiple years for your company
  • The inability to add new columns to existing Analytical Accounting SmartLists in Dynamics GP 2016R2 or later and columns with special characters resulting in “excel found unredable content” error when exported to Excel.
  • Posting a GL reversing entry to a historical year with P&L account, where it reverses in the new year has incorrect SEQNUMBR in the GL20000 and incorrect ACTINDX in AAG30001 on reversing 'GJ' entry and 0% in AAG3000Posting a GL reversing entry to a historical year with P&L account, where it reverses in the new year has incorrect SEQNUMBR in the GL20000 and incorrect ACTINDX in AAG30001 on reversing 'GJ' entry and 0% in AAG3000
  • PM Payables Transaction Workflow A get/change operation on table 'PM_Transcation_WORK' failed
    Upgrade error CO00104 set BusObjKey = replace(BusObjKey,'0\PM\Payables Transaction History','0\PM\Payables Transaction') where BusObjKey 
  • Encumbrance - Unable to print a PO when you cancel a line on a PO
    Purchase Requisition Entry, Inquiry, and navigation list handle cancelled lines on Requisition differently with encumbrance.
  • The Requisition cannot be purchased as Encumbrance Management Pre-Budget invalid
    When PO Workflow is enabled, the Encumbrance Status is getting set to a 4 (Pre-budget) after making changes to the PO and you are unable to encumber.
  • Purchase Order Workflow Approval will cause Encumbrance data problems when the PO is going through the workflow approval process
  • When two users simultaneously submit a document into a workflow with multiple approvers at the same time, one of the workflows will either go to the workflow manager or only be assigned to a portion of the approvers. 
  • You may notice duplicate payments with simultaneous use of the payables select checks window, warning was added to the user.
  • Payroll Mask Social Security settings over-written when you install an update (UPR40203 table).
 
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 (V. 14.00.1100) (Includes GP 2015 R2, US and Canada Year-end, and all prior patches)
  • If you installed the 2017 yearend update and create the year end wage file without having Human Resource installed, you will receive an error messages for each employee during creation of the payroll yearend file.
  • You may receive this error when you create the year end wage file UPR_Year_End_WORK_Other failed. A record was already locked
  • Canadian Payroll
  • Your ACA information may appear incorrect for employees that were employed multiple years for your company
  • If you are using Web Client, remember to patch it as well, updated certificate.
 
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 (V 12.00.2230)  (Includes US and Canada Yearend, and all prior patches)
  • If you installed the 2017 yearend update and create the year end wage file without having Human Resource installed, you will receive an error messages for each employee during creation of the payroll yearend file.
  • You may receive this error when you create the year end wage file UPR_Year_End_WORK_Other failed. A record was already locked
  • Canadian Payroll
  •  Your ACA information may appear incorrect for employees that were employed multiple years for your company
  • If you are using Web Client, remember to patch it as well, updated certificate.
***This will be the LAST patch for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013, please upgrade to a supported version.***
 
 
Jo deRuiter
About the Author


Jo deRuiter
Senior Consultant

Jo deRuiter’s expertise is financial information systems, specifically Dynamics GP.  With more than 20 years of valuable experience in the field, she serves as a senior consultant in the financial systems group. Jo proficiently analyzes business objectives and requirements, providing clients with business management solutions that meet their needs. Jo is also proficient at SQL and other necessary networking related to financial systems and is a talented problem solver – troubleshooting hundreds of GP and related software issues for clients nationwide and providing creative and detailed resolutions.

Certifications:

  • Microsoft Certified Professional – Dynamics GP Financials
  • Microsoft Certified Professional – Dynamics GP Installation and Configuration
  • ​Dynamics Credentialed Professional: Core Financials Setup and Functionality
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