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Paycalc Process Failed with “Recursive COBOL CALL is illegal” with Visual COBOL on Windows (Doc ID 2709871.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 11, 2020

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Global Payroll Core - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to run the Payroll process, it is failing with the following error on the Visual COBOL on the Windows batch server. This was working on NetExpress COBOL on Windows batch server previously.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to Global Payroll & Absence Mgmt > Absence and Payroll Processing > Calculate Absence and Payroll
2. On the run control page, select Calculate and ReCalculate All check boxes.
3. Click on Run.


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