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2859566 - Timeout error when attempting to connect to PostgreSQL - Data Services


  • Unable to connect to source db via designer.
  • Cannot connect to PostgreSQL cloud database.
  • Error received in Data Services Designer is:
    "Warning cannot establish database connection. ODBC call <SQLDriverConnect> to connect database <db_name> failed with error: ODBC call <SQLDriverConnect> for datasource <datasource_name> failed: <[SAP BusinessObjects][ODBC PostgreSQL wire protocol driver] timeout expired.> Notify customer support"
  • Job errors with timeout.
  • Errors in PostgreSQL log: Connection is lost, Could not send data to client.



  • SAP Data Services
  • PostgreSQL 9.5


SAP Data Services all versions


KBA , EIM-DS-EXE , Job Execution , Problem

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