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1654640 - Bind DSWSBOBJE Web Services to a specific IP address or URL in BI 4.x [How-To]


  • SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 DSWSBOBJE Web Services deployed on a machine with multi-NIC cards or behind a reverse proxy.
  • Requests to DSWSBOBJE Web Services are sent to an incorrect IP address.
  • Error received when trying to publish a block in Web Intelligence and a Web Service: "Unexpected Error: HTTP transport error: Connection Timed out: connect". A fully qualified domain for the server is used and after 60 seconds spent refreshing, the error is received.
  • HTTP 500 Internal Server Error retrieved when navigating to http://<HOSTNAME>:<PORT>/dswsbobje/services/listServices



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x (BI 4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2)
  • Windows
  • Linux / Unix 


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2


dswsbobje webservices rhoe wrong nic error Unexpected HTTP transport error connection timed out connect , KBA , BI-BIP-DEP , Webapp Deployment, Networking, Vulnerabilities, Webservices , Problem

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