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2549645 - Application Job Fails After User Deleted From System


  • The application job scheduled by a user that has been deleted from the system is no longer working
  • In the error logs an issue is seen: Logon of user <User ID> in client <Client ID> failed when starting a step


 SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Schedule a job in the Application Jobs app
  2. Now if the user is deleted from the system in the backend, the job may fail on future iterations


Some jobs will fail if the user is deleted from the system


The job should be copied and scheduled by an existing user so that it can continue to run


KBA , BC-SRV-APS-APJ , Catalog based application job , Problem


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