Manage a data source for the cost accounting ledger

Important

Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations is now being licensed as Dynamics 365 Finance and Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management. For more information about these licensing changes, see Dynamics 365 Licensing Update.

Use this procedure to manage the general ledger data source for a cost accounting ledger. Before you complete this task, make sure that you play the "Create a cost accounting ledger" and "Define cost control units" task guides. This recording uses the USP2 demo data company.

  1. Go to Cost accounting > Ledger setup > Cost accounting ledgers.
  2. In the list, find and select the desired record.
  3. Click Actual versions.
  4. On the Action Pane, click Manage.
  5. Click General ledger.
  6. Click New.
  7. In the Name field, type a value.
  8. In the Data provider field, enter or select a value.
    • For this example, select Dynamics 365 Finance - General ledger entries.
  9. In the Cost element dimension field, enter or select a value.
    • For this example, select Cost elements.
  10. Click Save.
  11. Click Configure data provider.
  12. In the Legal entity field, enter or select a value.
    • For this example, select USP2.
  13. Click New.
  14. In the Posting layer field, select Current.
  15. Click OK.