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3053219 - Force file retention with Access Method L


Access Method L is used to print (locally) on the Linux / Unix server. After the printout has finished, such an issue will be noticed which necessitates the analysis of the print data file. However, in this case the print data file cannot be found after the print, and therefore analysis cannot be done.

Information is needed how the retaining of this print data file can be enforced.

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  • SAP R/3 4.6C
  • SAP NetWeaver all releases
  • SAP S/4HANA on-premise all releases
  • SAP ABAP Platform all releases


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP ERP all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP R/3 4.6C ; SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4HANA all versions


Access Method L, print file, Unix, Linux, deleted, -r, print command, , KBA , BC-CCM-PRN , Print and Output Management , How To

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