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  1. On the initial screen of the ABAP Dictionary (transaction SE11), choose Utilities → Database Utility.

    The Database Utilityscreen appears.

  2. On the initial screen of the database utility, choose DB Requests → Mass Processing.

    You obtain a list of all entries for mass processing that you have scheduled and which have not been processed yet.


    The system only displays those requests for which no job has been scheduled for processing yet and those which are still running or have terminated.

  3. To obtain the list of all scheduled and not processed requests in the system, choose All Requests.

    To return to the display of the requests that you have scheduled, choose Own Requests.

  4. To obtain a list of all entries for mass processing which arose from an import of objects from another system, and which have not yet been processed successfully, choose DB Requests → Created with Import on the Database Utility initial screen.

Information in the Lists

These lists of mass processing requests contain the following information:

Column name Description


Object type

Object name

Name of the ABAP Dictionary object


Name of a table index

Fct (Function)

Function to be carried out for the object in the database. Possible entries are CRE (create), DEL (delete), DNA (delete the object in the database and delete the runtime object), MDF (delete, create again) and CFR (convert force)


User who entered the request in TBATG

Job status

Status of the job scheduled for the conversion

Start date, Start time

Date and time when the job must be started

Job name

Name of the scheduled job. This name always has the form TBATG-<Date job is scheduled>

Job count

Identifier with which several jobs scheduled on the same day can be distinguished

Date entered

Date when the request was entered in TBATG


If several requests exist for an object, the sequence is given here


Scheduling jobs


A corresponding job must be scheduled so that the requests for mass processing can be processed. Requests for which no job has been entered in the field Job name yet are not processed.

To schedule a job for the displayed request directly, select the required entries in the first column and choose Schedule Selections. A dialog box appears in which you can specify the time when the job is to be started.

Deleting Scheduled Requests

To delete scheduled requests, select the corresponding line and choose Selected.