Scheduler reporting Permission ERROR while setting User Id for a Job

Document ID : KB000049417
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Scheduler logs:
"CAUAJM_E_10541 Permission ERROR: Could not SET user ID =239 on Host: sapmep"

Agent Log;
CAUAJM_I_20080 Agent Sending Message: Type=7,005, Return Value=1 Description=<Could not SET user ID =239 on Host: sapmep>

If the Agent services are started as a Non-root user it could report "Could not set User ID" errors because the Agent is trying to SUID to the Job owner.


  1. Either STOP Agent service and start back as root user


  2. Setup a Non-root user with SUDO command which requires additional configuration; as documented under PIB

    • Apply B5KL004 to resolve problem on Unix.

    • Apply B5KL005 to resolve problem on Linux.
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