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Large numbers of "170 DFM" batch input sessions seen in SM35



Applies To

  • ERP System: SAP
  • MarkView Version: All


  • Large numbers of old "170 DFM" batch input sessions are seen in SM35 transaction.
  • These sessions are created by the MV_COMM_USER and date back to the first coding transaction to occur in an environment.

Known Causes

  • The problem can occur when adding distributions to an invoice.
  • When inserting a line via Accounting Details, a 170 DFM session is created.
  • However, when you cancel or complete the line entry, SM35 shows the batch session still existing.


  • Go to transaction SM35.
  • Enter "170 DFM" in the "Sess:" prompt and hit ENTER.
  • Choose "Edit" (at the top of the screen) and "Select all".
  • Click on the Trash Barrel icon or choose "Edit" and "Delete selections"

Keywords: dfm