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Use the Item Open Interface to Quickly Add or Update Inventory Items

Todd Cerny
Principal Technical Support Engineer
WHAT, time is of the essence when creating your Inventory items!?!? You need to create items, update existing items, item revisions, or update an item attribute from one value to another, posthaste? No worries, Oracle Inventory has the exact functionality needed in the Item Open Interface (IOI). See document How to use the Item Open Interface (Doc ID 1457314.1).

The IOI process is used to create new items and/or update existing item attribute(s). You have the ability to use templates for mass changes or simply change individual attributes. The IOI process can be especially helpful when loading items during a new install or when upgrading.

Doc ID 1457314.1 and the IOI provide ultra helpful item information like the minimum number of columns needed to create an item:

This is just the tiny tip of the iceberg on how this amazing process can increase the speed of updating your items. For full details see Doc ID 1457314.1. Using the IOI process will have you looking like an items update expert in no time at all! Make importing and/or updating your Inventory items an enjoyable process by using the Item Open Interface!

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  • Raja Ivaturi Thursday, June 13, 2019

    Please confirm if we can use Item import program to update Item description at Organization level to make same description for item at all organization as what ever is entered at Master level.

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