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Background Job Status

Checking  your job status with SM50 (processor type BTC)is more accurate then SM37.  SAP updates the tables TBTCO wheneveryour background jobs status change.  If SAP is shutdown, the currentjobs might not be update ontime to the table. (e.g. a background job wasshown as Active (SM37), in fact it real status should be Cancelled.

The type of work process:

PID:  Process ID of the work process.

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