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Bank/Factory calendar creation: Step by step process

In below blog, we have seen the configuration and calculation logic of value date.

Value date calculation logic during automatic payment process (APP)

There is step where calendar ID has been assigned to house bank and account ID.


Let us see how to configure the calendar.

This has three steps involved in this process.

1.  Creation of public holidays:

Go to t-code SCAL, select Public holidays option and click on change.


Click on create button in next screen.


Type of public holiday is defines how a holiday is determined. Select the appropriate option based on requirement and proceed.

E.G: If you want to set up Labor day (1st May) as holiday, you can select “With fixed date” option, because the holiday date is fixed here.

Enter the day, month and select the appropriate Guaranteed option. “Not Guaranteed” means, if the fixed date falls on  week end, it wouldn’t be moved to next working day.

Maintain the public holiday attributes like sort criteria, holiday class, description etc. Other fields are self-explanatory. Click on create once you enter all the fields.


2.  Creation of holiday calendar:

Select below option and click on change.


Click on create icon.


Enter Holiday calendar ID, description and click on holiday assignment.


Select the list of holidays created from popup and click on assign.


In the next screen, you can see the holidays are assigned with validity year from 1900 to 2098. Change the validity if required and save.

3.  Creation of factory calendar:

Select below option and proceed.


Click on create and proceed.


Enter calendar ID, description, validity years, Holiday calendar ID (Created above). Select working days and save.


Validate to see if the holiday is correctly assigned or not. Select the calendar created and click on display calendar.

You can see all the years assigned in the definition.


Select the year and click on display year. You can see all the assigned holidays here. Holidays are highlighted in green. Placing the cursor on holiday date, shows holiday name.


Now Assign this calendar ID in FBZP value date rules.


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