How to change Plan Type name in LCM

I think almost all of you have now used (or know) LCM, the new (hmm its not that new, because LCM was there in 9 version but limited to Reporting only) tool has helped or made life lot easier.

Just with click of some button you can migrate the entire artifacts of a product. I hope in the later versions we can also migrate Data. (this version don’t support data migration).

So I was in the process of migrate one of our planning application from DEV to TEST.

Our DEV and TEST environment had Plan Type name changes and I had to correct those before migrating.

Our DEV environment we had P&L, Rev, Salary as Plantypes, but TEST environment we changed P&L to Opex. (File System view)

If you have performed the migration using LCM, then you would have noted the path where it saves the artifacts.


You’ll have info and resource folders under this.

Edit listing.xml under info folder, find the plan type name that you would like to change, (in my case it is P&amp;L i.e. P&L), replace it with the new name.

You can see the name change when you navigate back to the file system view.

Hope it helps

About Celvin Kattookaran

I’m an EPM Consultant, my primary focus is on Hyperion Planning and Essbase. Some of you from Hyperion Support team might recognize me or have seen my support articles, I was with the WebAnalysis Support Team. I'm an Independent Consultant with “Intekgrate Corporation” based out of Aurora office. I’m from God’s Own Country (Kerala, India), lived in all southern states of India, Istanbul and Johannesburg (and of course United States). I’m core gamer :) and an avid reader. I was awarded Oracle ACE Director for my contributions towards EPM community.

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