Within an ABAP program, how can you check if another job with a particular job name is running? For instance, in my ABAP program, I want to see if there's a job called 'UPDATE_FILE' running. Is there a way to do this?
You can query table TBTCO (Job Status Overview) and determine if the value of the field "STATUS" is 'R' for active or running for the JOBNAME='UPDATE_FILE'.
Possible values in "STATUS" field are:
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