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2542992 - Idle RFC sessions observed in transaction SM04 or AL08


Idle RFC sessions are observed in transaction SM04 or AL08.

The "Dialog time" column might show a very old timestamp.

Based on the "User ID" and/or "Client Host" columns, it is known that the client system that opened these sessions is a remote, non-ABAP system.



  • Product / Release independent;
  • Middleware / RFC;
  • Middleware / Java-Connector.


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RFC users, RFC connections, SM04, remain open, AL08, idle, idle sessions, RFC user sessions , KBA , BC-MID-RFC , RFC , BC-CST , Client/Server Technology , BC-MID-CON-JCO , Java-Connector , Problem

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