1. In General Ledger, select Lock Periods/Years to Posting.
  2. Expand the most recent year.
  3. Mark the Closed checkbox by the last period.
    This will close all past periods.
  4. Select File, Exit to close FundWare.
  5. Re open FundWare and go back to General Ledger, Lock Periods/Years to Posting.
  6. Expand the latest year and un mark the Closed checkbox on the last period.
    This will open all future periods.
  7. Select General Ledger, Journal Entry and attempt to post again.

There are programs that can be run in 00 System Administration, System Utilities to perform the same task.

To Open or Close Fiscal Period:

1.  Select File, select Open FundWare, select Division 00 System Administration, allow the business date to default to today's date, click OK.  The System Administration (00) Window will display.
2.  In the menu bar, select System Administration, select System Utilities.
Enter the following in the Execute Program portion of the screen:
     Program Name      CST352
     Switches          3
     Parameters        <leave blank>
     Business Date     Use today's date
     Division          Select the appropriate division.
     Click Run.
3.  Enter the ID Type and change the Closed Period field to 00/00/0000.  This, in effect, says the last period closed to data entry was 00/00/0000. 
4.  Type in 0 to Accept and E to end out of the program.

To Open or Close Year:

1.  Select File, select Open FundWare, select Division 00 System Administration, allow the business date to default to today's date, click OK.  The System Administration (00) Window will display.
2.  In the menu bar, select System Administration, select System Utilities.
Enter the following in the Execute Program portion of the screen:
     Program Name      CST353
     Switches          10
     Parameters        GLS
     Business Date     Use today's date
     Division          Select the appropriate division.
     Click Run.
3.  Select Function > Open and enter a valid year-end date.
4.  Type 0 to Accept and E to end out of the program.

Alternatively:
1.  You can open all years with:
     Program Name      CST206
     Switches          20
     Parameters        <leave blank>
     Business Date     Use today's date
     Division          Select the appropriate division.
     Click Run.
2.  Change field 4, select Change again and enter ID Type.
3.  Change field 2 Closed Period to 00/00/0000.  This, in effect, says the last period closed to data entry was 00/00/0000. 
4.  Type in 0 to Accept and E to end out of the program.