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2579229 - Background job SM:RCD_CHECK_UPDATES/xxxxxxxx is currently running


  • After Solution Manager 7.2 SP06 update, the RCD job SM:RCD_CHECK_UPDATES or SM: CSU_DOWNLOAD_DELIVERY failed with the error "Background job <job name>/<job id> is currently running".
  • Based on the job id, the job currently running is refering to itself which is false.

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Job log overview for job:    SM:RCD_CHECK_UPDATES / 09162800
Job log    Time     Message text uncoded

01.12.2017 09:16:45 Job started
01.12.2017 09:16:45 Step 001 started (program RCSU_AUTO_NOTIFY_AND_DWLD, variant , user ID SOLMAN_BTC)
01.12.2017 09:16:45 Job SM:RCD_CHECK_UPDATES started
01.12.2017 09:16:45 Step 1: Attempting to read the Notification XML from Post Box
01.12.2017 09:16:45 Call to the postbox system. Method name: cl_csu_notification=>READ_FROM_POSTBOX
01.12.2017 09:16:53 Step 1.1: Reading of the Notification XML is Successful
01.12.2017 09:16:53 Reading of notification XML is successful. No of content available:
01.12.2017 09:16:53 Step 2: No of New Content Available to Download: 12
01.12.2017 09:16:55 Step 3.9: File Name Read from SAP Support Portal: STCONT20016_0-70000780.ZIP
01.12.2017 09:16:55 Step 4.0: Execution Check Started
01.12.2017 09:17:02 Step 4.1: Execute Download of Content from SMP Started.
01.12.2017 09:17:02 Background job SM:RCD_CHECK_UPDATES/09162800 is currently running
01.12.2017 09:17:02 Error while downloading delivery 16: Error Text -  Background job SM:RCD_CHECK_UPDATES/09162800 is currently running
01.12.2017 09:17:02 Job cancelled



SAP Solution Manager 7.2 SP06


SAP Solution Manager 7.2


Rapid Content Delivery, NetWeaver Download Services, Task list, RCSU_DWLD_FROM_SMP_URL_JOB, RCSU_AUTO_NOTIFY_AND_DWLD , KBA , BC-INS-TC-RT , Automation Runtime , SV-SMG-RCD , Rapid Content Delivery , Problem

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