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2574713 - System message "No authorization to call the C function SYSTEM."


  • When calling an OS command on ABAP level, get the message "No authorization to call the C function SYSTEM" and a short dump "CALL_C_FUNCTION_NO_AUTHORITY" is created in ST22.
  • For example, in transaction ST06 some Saposcol functions such as > Administer SAPOSCOL > Status button (or Details On button) results in the following:



Category                           ABAP Programming Error
Runtime Errors                 CALL_C_FUNCTION_NO_AUTHORITY
ABAP Program                 SAPLSMON
Application Component    BC-CCM-MON-OS

Short text
     No authorization to call the C function "SYSTEM".

Error analysis
     The ABAP program "SAPLSMON" attempated to execute a statement with which
     the system automatically checks authorizations and for which the
     user "<xxxx>" has no authorization.

How to correct the error
     You can check the authorization beforehand with the
     function module AUTHORITY_CHECK_C_FUNCTION.



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ST06N, OS07N, , KBA , BC-CCM-MON-OS , Operating System Monitoring Tool , Problem

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