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2145145 - User is not authorized to start an external program [VIDEO]

Symptom

You performed one of the following actions:

  • Tried to execute a job through the transaction DB13;
  • Tired to transport a request (transaction STMS);
  • Tried to communicate with an external program that is to be started by SAP (Vertex, tp, brconnect, etc). 

You see an error similar to the ones below:

  • "Could not start transport control program tp";
  • "User not authorized to start the program";
  • "Tp call failed";
  • "SXPG_COMMAND_EXECUTE failed for BRCONNECT";
  • "program_start_error: see SYSLOG for additional information".
  • "Program cannot be started on the host; no authorization".

The "dev_rfc" trace file have an error similar to:

User not authorized to start the program on the host
DEST =<destination name>
HOST =<hostname>
PROG =<program name> 

When testing the RFC destination involved (transaction SM59), you see the following error message:

ERROR: user <user ID> is not authorized to start TP <program name> on host <hostname>
LOCATION: SAP-Gateway on host <gateway hostname> / sapgw<XX>
COMPONENT: SAP-Gateway
COUNTER: 1733
MODULE: gwr3cpic.c
LINE: 6890
RETURN CODE: 676


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Environment

  • Product independent
  • Release independent
  • Client/Server Technology - RFC Gateway

Product

SAP NetWeaver all versions

Keywords

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