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FASTRANS Create Format Name Transfer Submit

 

Submit the File to the Financial Accounting System

Now that you've transferred the file and exited from the File Transfer program, submit the file.
The submission process: An email message is generated and sent to you when the submission is successfully made. This information is used to create a manual billing and provides notification of what is happening to the budget.

When a batch of transactions are successfully submitted, they will be posted to FAS during the next nightly update (in most cases).

To submit the file:

  1. Connect to fastrans.u.washington.edu using telnet or another terminal emulation software package:
    vitcos%:
    userid for FASTRANS
    password
                                FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING SYSTEM
    
                  Electronic Transfer of Financial Transactions FASTRANS
    
                        < S >ubmit file to FAS directory 
                        < F >ile Menu (Directory, Remove, Rename) 
                        < J >ournal of Activities 
                        < U >tility Menu 
    
                        < H >ELP 
                        < E >xit or Quit
                        < L >ogout
    
                 Enter your choice below and press the RETURN key
    
    
  2. Enter "S" and press the RETURN key.
  3. Review your directory. A prompt will be displayed, for example:
    Do you want to submit file F0411031.ISD ? Please enter Y(Yes) or N(No).

    If "N" (no) that file will be skipped, and you will see the following message:

    Abandoning submission of file F0411031.ISD and continuing

During the submission process, basic file edits will be performed. These include:

The Submit process continues until all potential files have been processed, then displays the following completion informational message.

Submissions Completed
Press RETURN key to continue ...

After pressing the return key the Main Menu is displayed and other functions may be selected.

FASTRANS Create Format Name Transfer Submit