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2985476 - "RFC_START_SAPGUI_FAILURE- 'sapgui' start failed" error occurs reading/loading from/to SAP application datastore - SAP Data Services


  • The below error can be seen in the error log running DS job that interacts with SAP application datastore:

    Cannot connect to SAP Applications datastore <<datastore name>> using host <<application server>>, client < <client number>>, user <<user name>>, and system number
    <00: CRFC error: RFC_START_SAPGUI_FAILURE- 'sapgui' start failed. [SAP NWRFC 721][SAP Partner 754][<>][<>][<>][4103]>. Please make sure the SAP server is running and the login information is correct.

  • The Data transfer method is set to 'Direct Download' in the SAP application's datastore configuration.



 SAP Data Services 4.2


SAP Data Services 4.2


EIM-DS-SAP, DS-SAP, Direct download, sapgui, error, datastore, configuration, ECC, NETWEAVER, SAPDS , KBA , EIM-DS-SAP , SAP Interfaces , Problem

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