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How to Change an Index Title

Follow the instructions below to change the title on an existing index in IFIS (Integrated Financial Information System).

Note: You must have a Business Systems account and authorization to access FinancialLink.

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1. Obtain access to index copy (INDEXCPY) in IFIS, if you don't already have it.

  • Ask your Departmental Security Administrator (DSA) to set you up with the appropriate Index Prefix(es) using the FINANCIAL: INDEXCPY Authorized Prefixes Facility in AccessLinkTNG.

2. Log into the mainframe.

  • Enter your personal password.
  • Select IFIS from the main menu.
  • Press Enter.

3. Navigate to the INDEXCPY screen.

Tab down to the NEXT SCREEN field and type GA INDEXCPY or:
  1. Select GA submenu (PF12).
  2. Select COA2MENU (PF11).
  3. Select INDEXCPY (PF21).

4. Retrieve the index.

  • Retrieve the index by entering it in the MASTER ACCT INDEX field.
  • Press Enter.
  • Enter C in the ACTION (AC) field.

5. Change the title of the index.

  • Type the new index title in the MASTER ACCT INDEX field.
  • Press Enter.

If you accidentally try to make changes in the ADDITIONAL ACCT INDX field, you will need to clear the screen by pressing PF2 and start over.

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