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SM37 Authorisation Issue


In the SM37 Authorisation there are Objects called

BTCADMIN - Background administrator ID

JOBGROUP - Summary of jobs for a group

What exactly do you fill in these 2 fields? Give me good example.



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<b>FOR object: S_BTCH_ADM

with field:BTCADMIN Background administrator</b>


S_BTCH_ADM authorizes a super user to manage background processing (menu

path Tools -> Administration -> Jobs -> Job overview).

An administrator with this authorization can:

o Access background jobs in all clients of an SAP system. In the

overview, the system displays all background jobs throughout the


Without this authorization, users can only work on background jobs

in the clients in which they are logged on.

o Perform all functions on background jobs.

o Execute programs in job steps.

<u> Defined fields</u>

ID for background administrator: Enter Y to grant the above

authorizations to an administrator.

Value N or missing authorization: The user is not authorized as a

background processing administrator.

<b>FOR object: S_BTCH_JOB

with field:JOBACTION- Job operations

JOBGROUP- Summary of jobs for a gr</b>


You use this object to assign users authorizations for all operations

except scheduling. For example, you could assign users authorization to

delete their own jobs.

This object is used to check all critical administration operations for

background processing (Tools -> Administration -> Jobs -> Job overview.

Users do not need an authorization for this object to schedule

background jobs; an authorization is normally not required for end


Exception: If background jobs are to be automatically released after

scheduling, your users should have the authorization for value RELE so

that the scheduled jobs are automatically released.

An authorization for this object means users have authorization for

their own jobs in their current client. To assign a user administration

authorization for all users and all clients, use authorization

Background Processing: Background Administrator.

<u>Defined fields</u>

Operations on one job consists of the following fields:

o Functions: Operations the user is allowed to perform.

Possible values are:

- DELE: Delete background jobs

- LIST: Display spool requests created by jobs

- PLAN: Copy or repeat jobs

- PROT: Display job processing logs

- RELE: Release jobs (automatic release after scheduling possible)

- SHOW: Display job queue

- Job group: Names of permitted job groups. Reserved: Set to *.


With this authorization, users can release and delete their own

background jobs in job administration. The users' jobs are also

automatically released after scheduling.

<u> Field Value</u>

Operations on a job DELE RELE

Job group *

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