SAP Basis - Monitoring a Background Job

Monitoring a background job is important in SAP system because once you schedule the job it might be cancelled due to some error.

Follow these steps to monitor a background job −

Step 1 − Use transaction code — SM37

Step 2 − Use * in the Job Name column and select the status to see all the jobs created by this user. Also enter the date range as per the requirement and then Execute.

Job Selection

Step 3 − Upon execution, all the jobs that have been created by the mentioned user and match the selection criteria are displayed.

Details like Job name, Job Created By, Status, Start Date, Duration, Delay, etc. are shown.

SAP Job Selection

Step 4 − To check the job log, you can select the job and click on the Job Log button.

SAP Job Overview Log Entries