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2938491 - ICM: connection to another system on the same server fails


There are two SAP systems running on the same server and at least the client system is based on SAP NetWeaver ABAP (for example, both the ABAP and Java systems of a Solution Manager 7.2).

When the ABAP system tries to open an HTTP(S) connection to the other system, the connection fails and entries very similar to the below are written to the ICM trace file (dev_icm) of the ABAP (client) system:

[Thr 140000619366144] <timestamp>
[Thr 140000619366144] ***LOG Q0I=> NiPConnect: /tmp/.sapicmXXXXX: connect (13: Permission denied) [/bas/753_REL/src/base/ni/nixxi.cp
[Thr 140000619366144] *** ERROR => NiPConnect: SiConnect failed for hdl 139/sock 55
(SI_ECONN_REFUSE/13; UD; ST; /tmp/.sapicmXXXXX) [nixxi.cpp 3062]

[Thr 140000620422912] <timestamp>
[Thr 140000620422912] *** WARNING => Connect to <hostname active on the local server>:<ICM port of target system> failed: NIECONN_REFUSED(-10) {0006002e} {root-id=00505689D1FB1EEA81F2BD01513A453A} [icxxconn.c 2617]
[Thr 140000620422912] ASYNC_RFC Txx_Uyyy_Mz, <client>, <user ID>, <hostname active on the local server>, time=04:21:52, Wxx, program=<report name>, low priority, memory=0, tasks=1, appl info=, tcode=
[Thr 140000620422912] role: Client, protocol: HTTP

Observation: the order is not necessarily the same as above.



  • Product independent
  • Release independent
  • Client/Server Technology - ICM (Internet Communication Manager)
  • SAP running on Linux or UNIX operating systems


SAP NetWeaver all versions


KBA , BC-CST-IC , Internet Communication Manager , BC-JAS-COR , Enterprise Runtime, Core J2EE Framework , BC-CST , Client/Server Technology , Problem

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