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2924848 - Migration Error: Finish date must be earlier than "DD.MM.YYYY"


During the migration of commercial project, the below error is encountered:

  • Message no. CJ012 - Finish date must be earlier than "DD.MM.YYYY"
  • Message no. CJ009 - Start date must be earlier than "DD.MM.YYYY"Error during simulation phase

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open App "Manage your solution".
  2. Choose option "Migrate your Data".
  3. Go to the relevant migration project.
  4. Select the migration project Commercial project.
  5. Upload the migration template and click activate.
  6. Click Start transfer.
  7. Perform the validation phase followed by the convert value step.
  8. Start simulation phase.


SAP scheduling logic can only handle a time frame from 01.01.1980 to 19.01.2048. Therefore, it is not possible to maintain a date for a project or a network, which is not in the time frame.


Maintain a date for a project or a network which is in the time frame from 01.01.1980 to 19.01.2048 in the migration template for the columns "Start Date" and "End Date" in the sheet "Engagement Project".

Note: Project duration of more than 5 years is not recommended. Projects with a longer duration decrease upload performance significantly.

See Also

1714575 - Error regarding date occurs while creating/changing project


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