On the Job step screen, you specify the ABAP program or external program to be run in the background.
For ABAP programs, you can also specify how any print output should be treated.
In each job step, you can name one program to be executed. However, you can also run more than one program with a single background job. Simply add a job step for each desired program.
If you want the program to run under the authorizations of another user, enter the appropriate name.
You can determine the host name with the host name command on the target host system.
With Control flags, you can specify how output from the external program should be treated, as well as other runtime options. Usually, you should leave these options at their default settings.
For more information on external commands, see the
If you have administrator authorization for background processing, you can also choose External programs as a job step option. To run an external program, enter:
External programs are not predefined in the SAP System, and the system does not perform an authorization check to determine whether you are permitted to use the command.