Factory calendars are delivered from SAP with a validity until 2010 in
the standard. so the customer needs to extend the validity of the
1. How to check the validity of the factory calendar?
T-cd:SCAL->Factory calendar->display->double click the entry
->Valid 'To Year'
2. How to extend the validity? what's the detail steps?
2.1 T-cd:SCAL->Factory calendar->display->double click the entry
->Holiday Calendar ID
you can confirm the involved Holiday Calendar.
2.2 T-cd:SCAL->Holiday Calendar->change->double click the ID which is
checked in step 2.1
2.2.1 Make sure that all holidays have to be valid until the
given year.If this is not the case, you have to extend them first.
2.2.2.Unassign them from the Holiday calendar
2.2.3 Extend the validity
2.2.4 reassign to the Holiday calendar.
2.3 Extend the Holiday Calendar
2.4 Extend the Factory calendar
Refresh the calendar buffer after modification of the settings.
AL12 -> menu Edit->Reset buffer->Calendar buffer, "Reset and Reload".
3. Is it ok to do the changing in productive system directly?
In general SAP does not suggest to make any changes to the factory
calendar in a production system. All the calendar data should be
maintained in a customizing system. Updates are done via transports from
the customizing system. As a special case a customizing client in the
productive system can be established. Changes in the customizing client
will then directly affect the productive system, as the data is
The automatic recording of customizing changes does not include the
holiday and factory calendar. All changes made to the holiday or factory
calendar must be transported manually. The holiday and factory
calendars' own transport connection should be used.
Choose the function Calendar -> Transport in SCAL initial screen.