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EPY: Why Is The PYDDACAN Job Not Keeping the XML Files After the Job Completes? (Doc ID 2835985.1)

Last updated on APRIL 12, 2022

Applies to:

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


 When running Create PDF Advice Forms for Canada, it runs the PYDDACAN Job which consists of an SQR - DDP003CN.sqr & 2 Bi Publisher reports - PY_SSP_BUILD, and PY_SSP_PRINT.

The XML files get generated but they immediately disappear after the Job goes to success, no matter what options are chosen for Process Scheduler settings.

Replication Steps

  1. Navigate to: Payroll for North America > Payroll Processing CAN > Create Direct Deposits > Create PDF Advice Forms
        for USA: Payroll for North America > Payroll Processing USA > Create Direct Deposits > Create PDF Advice Forms.
  2. Enter a Run Control ID
  3. Enter Run Control Data such as
    - a Pay Run ID or
    - off-cycle run Company, Paygroup, Pay End Date and Process Pages
    - the type of payroll cycle (on-cycle, off-cycle or both)  
    - Any other information needed
  4. Click Run
  5. As delivered, Type shows up as None and Format shows up as None, change this to Type: file, Format: Other
  6. Enter a file location
  7. Run
  8. Watch the file location, you can see the XML get created, but once the process completes to success the XML files are removed.




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