What's new in this release

Unanet 21.9 includes several exciting new and improved features to help you more easily run your business. Among the more noteworthy enhancements: multiple legal entity accounting, new contract reporting options, a new property to avoid re-approvals, enhanced custom links, and Analytics updates.

Targeted general availability date for 21.9 is 9/30/2021 for self-hosted customers and 10/23/2021 for cloud customers.

See below for:

 

For point release information, visit the Unanet Knowledge Center Home page and click on the New Releases tab.

We are making some changes to our versioning scheme. We will be releasing minor versions at the end of each month, starting end of October 2020. This scheme is intended to provide a mechanism to deliver continuous, quality functionality releases at the end of each month. The version format is $Year.$Minor, such as 20.5. For example, the following are tentative release dates and versions:

 

Please note version numbers are tentative.

 


21.9 New Features and Functions

 

 

 

 

 

 


!!  Important  !!

Impacts to Existing Installations

Please review the System Requirements help page to make sure your platform has the necessary underlying component versions to support this version of Unanet.  

Please review the compatibility matrix for supported Unanet versions.

Should you need to update your database version you will want to do this prior to running the Unanet migration.  
The process of updating your SQL Server database involves the creation of a backup of the database in the older version and then a restore of that file in the newer database version.

Java Memory Parameter Tuning -- Unanet 10.0 and up will require you to increase several memory related parameters in order to function properly.  See Required Java Tuning for more information.

 

The file layout for the Projects Import has changed (two new fields added to the end of the import layout).  

      • New Field (Optional) - Intercompany_Effort (Field #117)

      • New Field (Conditionally Required) - Intercompany Support Provided By (Field #118)

 

The file layout for the Expenses Import has changed (one new field added to the end of the import layout).  

      • New Field (Optional) - IC_Amount (Field #24)

 

The file layout for the Time Import has changed (one new field added to the end of the import layout).  

      • New Field (Optional) - IC_Rate (Field #22)

       

The file layout for the General Ledger Journal Entry Import has changed (five new fields added to the end of the import layout).  

      • New Field (Conditionally Required) - Dtl_Item_Code (Field #27)

      • New Field (Conditionally Required) - Dtl_Item_UOM (Field #28)

      • New Field (Conditionally Required) - Dtl_Item_Quantity (Field #29)

      • New Field (Conditionally Required) - Dtl_Item_Rate (Field #30)

      • New Field (Conditionally Required) - Dtl_Line_Type (Field #31)

       

The file layout for the Master Labor Categories Import has changed (one new field added to the end of the import layout).  

      • New Field (Optional) - Occupation_Code (Field #9)

       

The file layout for the Project Item Import has changed (three new fields added to the end of the import layout).  

      • New Field (Optional) - Item_Inventory (Field #11)

      • New Field (Optional) - Item_Manufacturer_Part_Number (Field #12)

      • New Field (Optional) - Item_SKU (Field #13)

       

Once you are ready, here is a link to the migration instructions.

 

See FAQ - Migration Considerations (search for this topic in the Knowledge Center) for more information.

 

 


Notify Unanet

Unanet Customer Service is always interested in keeping up with which versions of software are in use at customer sites.  At the conclusion of your upgrade, please take a quick minute to send an email to support@unanet.com indicating your success (along with the version you are running).  If you have the time, you could also click on the Send to Unanet button on the About page (which will forward your platform details to customer service).  

Thanks!