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Authorizations for accessing background processing jobs can be set up for two types of users: administrators and end users.

Give administrator authorization only to a small number of trustworthy employees. This level of authorization allows a user to:

All users can schedule, cancel, delete, and check the status of their own jobs with no additional special authorizations. By default, a job runs under the authorizations of the user who scheduled it. Special user-level authorizations are needed for:

A user's jobs are defined and run in the user's current logon client, regardless of whether the user's background processing authorizations are set for user or for administrator.

For complete information, see authorization object documentation from Transaction SU21.