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3196920 - 'Close Periods' app fails with error 'Incorrect period in control rec' for a preceding year


  'Close Periods' App fails with error 'Incorrect period in control rec.' for a preceding year , for example the Period and Fiscal year entered is 04 / 2022 but the log shows control record is 012021

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  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Material Master / Product Master.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Access the app 'Close Periods'  
  2. Input the Company Code
  3. Input Period  , Fiscal year  ( For example Period 04 / Fiscal Year 2022   ) or Date
  4. select 'Check and Close Period'
  5. Execute



The Company Code involved has the Current Period as  Period 01 2021 .

It is not possible to "Jump" from Period 01 Fiscal Year 2021 to Period 04 / Fiscal Year 2022 in one step.


Please use the Close Periods app to close the period 01 2021 and repeat for Periods 02 2021 , 03 2021 , 04 2021 until the current period for example 04 2022 is open


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