SAP job is aborting with error: U02004081 Error in function 'BAPI_XBP_JOB_ADD_ABAP_STEP': 'User <User> is unknown', Type: 'E', ID:'BT', number: '071'

Document ID : KB000087472
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
Error Message :
U02004081 Error in function 'BAPI_XBP_JOB_ADD_ABAP_STEP': 'User CPIC is unknown', Type: 'E', ID:'BT', number: '071'

When executing a SAP job, the following error shows up in the Agent tab of the job report.
 
​2017-11-4 20:52:05 - U02000005 Job 'JOBS.SAP_ABAP.RSUSR003' with RunID '1055004' started. 
2017-11-4 20:52:05 - U02004018 The job was successfully interpreted. 
2017-11-4 20:52:05 R3_ACTIVATE_REPORT REPORT="RSUSR003",GET_SPOOL="YES",VARIANT="TEST" 
2017-11-4 20:52:05 - U02004024 SAP job 'SAP.TESTJOB' with number '20520500' was created successfully. 
2017-11-4 20:52:06 - U02004081 Error in function 'BAPI_XBP_JOB_ADD_ABAP_STEP': 'User <User> is unknown', Type: 'E', ID:'BT', number: '071' 
2017-11-4 20:52:06 User <User> is unknown 
2017-11-4 20:52:06 Diagnosis 
2017-11-4 20:52:06 You have entered a user who is not defined in the SAP system as the 
2017-11-4 20:52:06 "authorizations user" for a job step. (The program in a job step runs 
2017-11-4 20:52:06 under the authorizations of the authorizations user.) 
2017-11-4 20:52:06 System Response 
2017-11-4 20:52:06 No action taken. 
2017-11-4 20:52:06 Procedure 
2017-11-4 20:52:06 Check the user ID (user maintenance authorization required) and correct 
2017-11-4 20:52:06 your specification. 
2017-11-4 20:52:06 - U02004000 Could not create job step with report 'RSUSR003' and variant 'TEST'. 
2017-11-4 20:52:06 - U02004042 Deleting SAP job 'SAP.TESTJOB' with number '20520500'. 
2017-11-4 20:52:06 - U02004025 Job-script execution was aborted. 
Environment:
OS Version: N/A
Cause:
Cause type:
Configuration
Root Cause: There is a space between the client number and the SAP user in the login object.
Resolution:
This error can be generated when there is no user in the login object.
Another occurrence can be a space in the field "Login info" between the client and user name info.

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Fix Status: No Fix

Fix Version(s):
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Workaround :
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