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2393366 - My RFC Connection test is successful in transaction SM59, but my Data Services Batch job fails when using the RFC Data Transfer Method


  • Data Services batch job using an ABAP Dataflow or SAP table in a regular dataflow with exection option "generate and execute" selected
  • RFC Data Transfer method RFC is selected in SAP Applications Datastore
  • Data Services Management Console RFC Server, RFC Program in SM59 and SAP Applications Datastore all share the same program id, "SAPDS" for example
  • A connection test in sm59 is successful
  • Data Services batch job does not complete successfully however
  • Error message in Data Services error log relates to RFC failure, TP registration
  • Intermittent job run issues or errors like connection reset by peer occur.



  • SAP Data Services 4.1 or 4.2
  • SAP ECC and/or BW


SAP Data Services 4.1 ; SAP Data Services 4.2


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