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2556285 - Executing job from Management console or Designer causes job to enter hung state - SAP Data Services 4.2


  • When executing a job via execution command downloaded from SAP Data Services Management Console, the following error in command prompt appears:
    • Warning: ORB::BOA_init: hostname lookup returned 'localhost' (
    • Use the -OAhost option to select some other hostname
  • When executing a job via Designer, it caused job to enter hung state
  • When executing a job via Data Services Management Console, it caused job to enter hung state



  • SAP Data Services 4.2 SP8
  • SAP Information Platform Services 4.2 SP3
  • All supported Windows platforms


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2 ; SAP Data Services 4.2


"ORB BOA_init" , DS , KBA , EIM-DS-SVR , Administration/Server , Problem

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