Unable To Archive / Purge Even With A Permanently Closed Period In The Calendar (Doc ID 337508.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version: 11.5.9
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to Purge Journals despite a period having status Permanently Closed. The error message
appears in the Archive and Purge form:
"You must permanently close at least one accounting period before you can archive or purge"

Steps to Reproduce
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Log in with a GL responsibility
Permanently close a period
Navigate to Archive/purge screen: GL>Setup>System>Purge
on Journals tab, click on 'Archive Journals' check box.
The error message appears.

Cause

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