When entering data in Eautomate, most screens do not tell you what period you are posting in. When a period has been closed, this alert notifies the appropriate persons that the GL Modules have been closed.
See below for Sample:
On the flip side, maybe you know the GL Modules had been closed for the previous period and you aren't aware someone has reopened it.
ID481 - GL Entry Posted where the DatePeriod <> to FiscalPeriod will help you make sure that if a previous month is opened, and not properly re-closed, your people will not accidentally start posting transactions (mostly voids) into the previous month. Click here for an overview.