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2979910 - "Error: user does not have rights to execute shell scripts." - SAP Information Steward 4.2


  • Scheduling Information Steward tasks with a 3rd Party tool will no longer successfully execute after 4.2 SP14 upgrade.
  • "Error: user does not have rights to execute shell scripts. Only <BOE> user can execute the shell scripts. Press Enter to exit."



  • SAP Information Platform Services 4.2 SP08 or higher Patches
  • SAP Information Steward 4.2 SP14
  • Any supported Unix platform
  • Task scheduling with a 3rd Party application


SAP Information Steward 4.2


BI, BOE, BODS, BOIS, Scheduling , KBA , EIM-IS-SVR , Information Steward - Administration/Server , Problem

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