Error Creating New Financial Period 'The Selected Dates Create a Gap in the Financial Period From 31-Oct-10 to 31-Oct-10...'

(Doc ID 2243943.1)

Last updated on APRIL 12, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 15.1.6.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 15.1.6.10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to create a new Financial Periods the following error occurs "The selected dates create a gap in the financial period from 31-Oct-10 to 31-Oct-10.  Please update your settings so that there are no gaps between financial periods."

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Change Date and Time timezone on P6 Web Application Server (e.g., to (UTC+04:00) Moscow, St. Petersburg, Volgograd)
2. Stop/restart P6 Web Application Server
3. Login to P6 Web application and go to Administer -> Enterprise Data
4. Expand Global section and click on Financial Periods
5. Click on Add ('+' sign) and accept default Financial Period dates, and Save
6. Result: Financial Period gap error occurs

Cause

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