SAP Knowledge Base Article - Preview

2154601 - MSMP runtime instance is locked by user WF-BATCH OR SAP_WFRT and MSMP Workflow Stops working in GRC


Upon approving requests in GRC Access Control, approvers get the error message:

"MSMP runtime instance is locked by user WF-BATCH(SAP_WFRT in newer release)"

and MSMP Worflow stops working.



  • SAP GRC Access Control 10.x/12.0
  • Access Request Administration
  • MSMP Workflow


SAP Access Control 10.0 ; SAP Access Control 10.1 ; SAP Access Control 12.0


System refresh, GRC 10.0, GRC 10.1, upgrade, GRCFND_A, GRCPINW, Workflow not getting triggered, Audit logs incomplete information, Access request is not working correctly,
NWBC, Access Management, configure RFC destination, Event Linkage, Assign Agents, Task Specific Customizing, AC 10.0, Access Request Administration, Path ID, Stage Status, Event Linking, WORKFLOW_LOCAL_xxx, SAP Business Workflow, se16, WORKFLOW_LOCAL_, RFCDES, wf-batch, new password, locked again, with password lock, SM12 , KBA , GRC-SAC-ARQ , Access Request , GRC-SAC-WF , Workflow , How To

About this page

This is a preview of a SAP Knowledge Base Article. Click more to access the full version on SAP for Me (Login required).

Search for additional results

Visit SAP Support Portal's SAP Notes and KBA Search.