To schedule a background job for an ABAP report program, you must define a variant.
1. Start transaction SA38.
2. Enter program MEREP_REPLICATOR_START and choose Execute.
3. Enter the SyncBO ID for which you want to perform replication and choose Save As Variant.
4. Enter the name and a description for the variant you want to create.
Note the naming conventions for variants (see Creating Variants).
5. Choose Save.
6. Repeat steps 2 to 5 for each SyncBO.