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Applies to versions: 2.1

2.0 to 2.1 Migration Guide

TimeIPS version 2.1.x offers many upgrades and improvements over version 2.0.x. To make the most of the new version, please review the following changes:  Note: Some of the items listed require optional modules, which may or may not be listed in the description of the change.

  • IMPORTANT: TimeIPS 2.x  upgrades all core system components.  If you are still running 1.x TimeIPS on a hardware server please check compatibility with your model and SN here.


    Managers may need to be aware of the following:

    1. Audit Events can trigger Alerts
    2. A new optional column in Time/Edit Report allows jobs to be edited in-place while viewing a detail report.
    3. Benefit Use can be created and imported from a csv text file


    Administrators should know

    1. IPSSYNC can now sync to a file
    2. Import Preprocessors are available to rewrite files for import to improve compatibility
    3. External Resources with Windows File Share are available
    4. Autogenerated reports can be delivered to Windows File Share via External Resources
    5. Custom reports/payroll have been extended to allow expressions to set and/or update tracking fields.  This useful to for tracking export state when integrating with external systems.
    6. The backup loading system allows uploaded backups to be retained in addition to backups currently on the system and offsite backups (if available).
    7. For systems that do NOT have the IPSPRM Enterprise Permissions module, the Permission Summary report is still available in a read-only mode so that the exact details of each permission group can be viewed.
    8. When tracking fields are used with piecework via the IPSPWT module, a custom validation can be done using an expression.
    9. Custom report/payroll expression functionality extended with dynamic variables, compound variable names, employee custom field access and ternary operations.
    10. Automatic reports can be given a name, useful for organizing large numbers of reports.
    11. Improved biometrics: Alternate print detection mode, better offline and progressive template management.

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