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2149882 - Time Off Period End Processing: Received an empty csv file after simulation


You are running a PEP simulation but, upon downloading the results, an empty csv file is returned.


  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite

Reproducing the Issue

  • Navigate to Admin Center > Manage Time Off Calendars > Choose "Period End Processing" as "Change Scenario", create a new calendar and simulate it;
  • Go to Monitor job > Download the simulated file and observe that the file is empty.


Booking end date is not falling within the calendar period.


Criteria for picking an account for PEP simulation

  • Booking end date must fall in calendar period

For example:

I have a 2016 Vacation account with below details

  • Start date               01/01/2016 
  • Bookable until date  31/03/2017

Make sure that the bookable untill date is falling in between the PEP calendar start date and end date.

Here the bookable until date is 31/3/2017

This date should be within PEP calendar start and end date

  • PEP calendar start date 31/12/2016 and end date 31/5/2017:  Correct---31/3/2017 is falling between PEP calendar start and end date
  • PEP calendar start date 01/01/2016 and end date 31/12/2016: Wrong ---31/3/2017 is not falling between PEP calendar start and end date, hence 2016 accounts will not be considered for this run.

See Also

Period-End Processing | SAP Help Portal


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