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1832053 - Error "GwIConnect: GwConnect to <Servername> / ,Port> failed (rc=NIECONN_REFUSED)" whitin BW logs


  • Intermittent issues and various error messages can appears
  • When by chance the request is made to between the servers with the correct port number open on the firewall it is successful otherwise an error message is raised
  • The failure will generate a short dump on the ABAP (BW or R/3) application server side then can be matched to the ip address of the client software
  • This is found in BW tracing and telnet testing can also confirm that

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  • SAP BW 7.x (any supported version)
  • SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 (any supported version)


SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.0


KBA , BI-BIP , Business intelligence platform , BW , SAP Business Warehouse , How To

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