When submitting a Process Chain via Control-M for SAP, the following error occurs:  Start condition should be set to 'Start using Meta Chain or API'

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    PRODUCT:

    Control-M for SAP


    APPLIES TO:

    BMC Control-M for SAP



    PROBLEM:

     

    When submitting a Process Chain via Control-M for SAP, the following error occurs: Start condition should be set to 'Start using Meta Chain or API'

    This error is an indication that the configuration of the Process Chain in SAP itself is not correct.
     

     


    SOLUTION:

     

    Legacy ID:KA407143

      

    To resolve the problem, have the SAP Administrator perform the following steps on the relevant SAP system.

    Run the transaction RSPC
    From the left pane, double click the name of the Process Chain
    Hit ctrl+f9 or the display/change button in the tool bar
    Right click the "start" step on the right pane
    Select the "start" step on the right pane
    Select "maintain variant..."
    Look under "scheduling options"
    There should be two radio buttons
    Select the "start using ...." button
    Click save
    Activate this Process Chain

    Now the Process Chain can be submitted via Control-M for SAP.
    NOTE: This prevents running the Proces Chain directly from SAP. This relates to how SAP implements this parameter.

      
    Related Products:  
       
    1. BMC Control-M for SAP

     


    Article Number:

    000070516


    Article Type:

    Solutions to a Product Problem



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