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You must configure a system time point for a report. Before you define the system time points for a report, you must define a schedule for them. You define scheduling for the system time points by creating a background job for it.

  • Create a background job and define a schedule for it.

  • Define and subscribe the system time points for a report.

To define the schedule using background jobs, proceed as follows:

  1. Go to transaction SM36.

  2. Enter a name for the new background job in the Job Name field. For example, TP_BROADCASTING_ERPReport001.


    Do not change the default values for Job class, Status, and Exec. Target.

  3. Choose Start condition. The Start Time dialog box displays.

  4. Choose Date/Time, and enter the values.

  5. Check Periodic Job.

  6. Choose Periodic Values.

  7. Choose the schedule you want, and save your settings.

  8. Choose Step from Define Background Job screen. The Create Step 1 dialog box displays.

  9. In Program name under ABAP program, enter the following names to create two steps for the job with the following:



  10. Choose Save, and from Job in the Define Background Job menu bar, choose Save.