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You have assigned one or more Reporting Agent settings to a scheduling package.

  1. 1.      In the right-hand tree of the Reporting Agent Scheduler, select the scheduling packet you want to use.
  2. 2.      From the context menu, choose Schedule. The Change Job RA (name of the scheduling packet) screen then appears
  3. 3.      Specify the execution target.
  4. 4.      Using Start Condition on the Change Job RA (Scheduling Package Name) screen, you get to the Start Time dialog window. Enter the data that the system asks you for.

If you want the system to execute the job periodically, set the indicator to Execute Job Periodically and specify the repetition period for the job using Period Values.

You can limit the factory or annual calendar start time via Restrictions.


You can only execute a scheduled job after releasing it. Users need the corresponding authorizations for the background run in order to do this.

You can find additional information in the Computing Center Management System documentation underScheduling Background Jobs.

The following functions are available in the right-hand screen area in the Reporting Agent Scheduler:



Job Overview

You get to the Alphabetical Job Overview screen. Listed are the status of the scheduled jobs:

  • ·        planned
  • ·        released
  • ·        ready
  • ·        active
  • ·        finished
  • ·        cancelled

Process Overview

The SAP Server screen then appears.

You can you find out about the current processes and possible execution targets here.

In the Exceptions function area:

Alert Monitor Preview

The entries in the Alert Monitor are displayed.

You reach the default view using Scheduling Package.

in the Web Templates function area.

Document Overview

The Document Overview screen displaying the pre-calculated BW Web Reporting HTML documents appears.

The tree structure is constructed as follows:

There is an index for each Scheduling Package.

In this index, the background run jobs that have just been executed are displayed in individual indexes in turn.

In each job index, there is an individual index for each device class that includes Web templates generated and saved as HTML pages during background processing.

  • ·        PIE for the device class Pocket IE.

    Each PIE index contains a Documents index with the calculated HTML pages.

  • ·        WWW for the Web Browser device class.

    Each WWW index contains an index for each Setting.

    Under which there are the following indexes:

    Documents with the calculated HTML pages.

    Icons with links that lead to the symbols,

    Java Script with the files that may be required to fill the selection lists,

    Style Sheets with links that lead to the style sheets,

When pre-calculating Web templates user-specifically, the directories of the individual device classes contains directories for the individual users.

The respective document links are in the index file for all filter values and variables.