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1937333 - Scheduled jobs in Windows Task Scheduler always run as SYSTEM user - Data Services 4.x


  • Data Services, Tomcat as well as the underlying IPS\BI, uses a network account to run.
  • Scheduled task created in Windows Task Schedule but Data Services job doesn't run.
  • Scheduled Data Services jobs run as SYSTEM user in Windows Task Scheduler instead of using the network account credentials of the account that created the task.
  • The Task Schedule entry for the scheduled job shows the following under Security Options: When running the task, use the following user account: SYSTEM



  • SAP Data Services 4.x
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista


SAP Data Services 4.0 ; SAP Data Services 4.1 ; SAP Data Services 4.2


BODS , DS , management console , mgmt , rights , permissions , KBA , EIM-DS , Data Services , EIM-DS-SVR , Administration/Server , Problem

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