Root Cause: Opposite from BAPI_XBP_VARIANT_INFO/CHANGE the BAPI_XBP_JOB_ADD_ABAP_STEP does NOT accept values longer than 45 characters. This is published by SAP with Note #2035929. With this SAP will provide an additional Option on the Interface.
This field was added on 30/03/2017. This article has not been updated yet. Refer to the "Description" or "Workaround" sections for solution information.
Fix Status: Released
Component: Agent SAP
Automation Engine 11.2.1 - Available
Automation Engine 11.1.3 - Available
Automation Engine 10.0.8 - Available
Use R3_SET_SELECT_OPTION with R3_CREATE_VARIANT, see example 1st Variant in the description.