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General Ledger FAQ for Open/Close Period (Doc ID 135433.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version 10.7 to 12.1 [Release 10.7 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Form:GLXOCPER.FMB - Open and Close Periods
Executable:GLOOAP - Open Period


Purpose

Oracle General Ledger Open/Close period Frequently Asked Questions

Questions and Answers

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Purpose
Questions and Answers
 1. If we open the first period of the new year, can we still process entries for the prior year(s)?
 2. I opened the first period of the new year without closing the prior year. Will this cause a problem?
 3. The first period of my new fiscal year was opened and closed. What are the ramifications to the roll forward process and retained earnings?
 4. We opened a period by mistake and need to set the status back to future enterable? Can we do this?
 5. We created new periods after the last period defined was opened. Now we can not see those new periods on the Open/Close form.
 6. Can I add a 13th period to my calendar?
 7. How do you open a permanently closed period?
 8. Is there a way to automatically open General Ledger periods?
 9. Open Period program is stuck in module gllock
 10. Is there a way to get a Closing Journal ?
 11. When you try to open the first period of the new year, you are getting an error message in module gloire. Ret CCID which failed validation or does not exist What is causing this error?
 12. Does open period update balances in the previous periods?
 13. Community Discussions
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