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2748224 - Close Periods APP No authorization to carry out period closing

Symptom

  • While using the cloud APP Close Periods (MMPV) you receive an error Message no. M3864 "No authorization to carry out period closing".
  • Trying to use the App 'Schedule Job for Closing Periods' fails with 'An error occurred. Please create an incident on component LO-MD-MM'

Environment

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Material Master

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open Close Periods APP
  2. Enter values into the below fields:
    • From company code
    • To company code
    • Period
    • Fiscal year
  3. Flag the "Check and close period" checkbox
  4. Click execute
  5. The error "No authorization to carry out period closing" appears

Cause

The Catalog SAP_CMD_BC_PR_ADMIN_PC 'Master Data - Administration' has Write Access set as "No Access".

Resolution

  1. Open Maintain Business Roles APP
  2. Search for Role BR_PRODMASTER_SPECIALIST
  3. Change the Catalog SAP_CMD_BC_PR_ADMIN_PC restriction back to Unrestricted 
  4. Press Activate

See Also

Please also refer to Fiori Library Close Periods

Once a Period has been closed through the App "Close Periods"  it is not possible to reopen again in the Cloud . The On-Premise Report RMMMINIT mentioned in the note 487381 is not available

Keywords

SAP_CMD_BC_PR_ADMIN_PC, SAP_BR_PRODMASTER_SPECIALIST, BR_PRODMASTER_SPECIALIST, Maintain Business Roles, M3 864, BEI_S4CLD1811 , KBA , "m3 864" , "schedule job for closing periods" , LO-MD-MM , Material Master , LO-MD-FIO-MM , Fiori UI for Product Master , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions