Master scheduling (class form) [AX 2012]

Updated: February 17, 2011

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Click Master planning > Periodic > Master scheduling.

Use this form to calculate the requirements for the master schedule. You can also use the form to generate planned orders for a selected item.

The following links and tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.

Enter criteria on the General tab

Submit a batch processing job from a form

Tab

Description

Scheduling helpers

Enter parameters to set up scheduling helpers. Scheduling helpers perform parallel processing in master scheduling.

Comment

Enter brief, descriptive text of the scheduling run. The text that you enter is also displayed on the General tab of the Session log form.

Button

Description

Select

Select specific items if you do not want to calculate all items. Derived component items are calculated automatically.

Recurrence

Set up a recurring batch job.

Field

Description

Master plan

Select the master plan that you want to use in the calculation.

Principle

Select the master scheduling method to use. The following options are available:

  • Regeneration – Delete existing planned orders, and generate new planned orders based on all known requirements.

  • Net change – Generate planned orders that cover only requirements that were created or changed since the last master scheduling run. However, action dates and futures dates are updated for all requirements. This option is available only if you calculate a dynamic master plan.

  • Net change minimized – Generate planned orders that cover only requirements that were created or changed since the last master scheduling run. Action dates and futures dates are also updated only for new or changed requirements. This option is available only if you calculate a dynamic master plan.

Track process task duration

Select this check box to record the processing time for each task for master planning. You can use the records to analyze the efficiency of the planning process and adjust the scheduling helper parameters.

NoteNote

Use of this option affects the performance of master scheduling. Therefore, use this option only to fine-tune the planning process.

Item number

The range of item numbers that master scheduling is affecting.

Number of helpers

Enter the maximum number of scheduling helpers that you want to use. The actual number of helpers that is used depends on the number of available batch threads among the batch servers.

Comment

Enter a description of the current master scheduling run.


Announcements: To see known issues and recent fixes, use Issue search in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS).

Community Additions

Show: