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2232106 - Error accessing the PI Integration Builder tools


  • When connecting to the Process Integration (PI) or Process Orchestration (PO) Integration Builder tools you get the error "Cannot connect to server using message server".
  • This is an intermittent error
  • A restart of the system will usually resolve this but it will reoccur at a later time/date
  • The full error is:
    Problem When Logging On
    Cannot connect to server using message server

  • When checking the dev_icm trace file you see an entry similar to below generated around the same time as the logon attempt:
    Thr 160289118437681] *** ERROR => client with this banner already exists: 1: {000218bd} [p4_plg_mt.c 3
    [Thr 160289118437681] CONNECTION (id=2/76549):
        used: 1, type: multiplexed, role: Server(1), stateful: 0
        NI_HDL: 211, protocol: P4(9)
        local host: ()
        remote host: ()
        status: NOP
        connect time: 19.10.2015 10:15:36
        MPI request:        <cc>     MPI response:        <cd>
        request_buf_size:   0        response_buf_size:   0
        request_buf_used:   0        response_buf_used:   0
        request_buf_offset: 0        response_buf_offset: 0



  • PI Release Independent
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP Process Integration


SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Process Integration all versions


Process Integration 7.0, PI 7.0, PI 7.01, PI 7.02, Process Integration 7.10, PI 7.10, Process Integration 7.11, PI 7.11, Process Integration 7.30, PI 7.30, Process Integration 7.31, PI 7.31, Process Orchestration 7.4, PI 7.4, PO 7.4, XI, AEX, P4 client, Swing client, IBD , KBA , BC-XI-IBD , Integration Builder - Design , BC-XI-IBC , Integration Builder - Configuration , BC-XI-IBF , Framework , Problem

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