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2265412 - How to enable the 'Trace RFC Function' in SAP Data Services ( not for CI-DS )


  • You want to enable the 'Improved RFC tracing' enhancement described in the SAP Data Services 4.2 SP6 "What's New" documentation
  • When executing a job with the 'Trace RFC Function' option set to 'Yes' you get the following error message:
    •  VAL-270005 [SAP RFC Trace:] The directory for SAP RFC trace is not initialized, You must configure the directory in DSConfig.



SAP Data Services 4.2 SP6 or later


SAP Data Services all versions


BODS , R/3 , ABAP , DF , troubleshoot , DS , DSOD , cpic , SAP Applications, RFC function, rfc, , KBA , EIM-DS-SAP , SAP Interfaces , EIM-DS , Data Services , Problem

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