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3198983 - Connection to MaxDB database fails with "RTE:protocol error" - NetWeaver

Symptom

  • DB59 connection test fails on step 3:

    dbmcli_neg: dbmcli_command_execute_error
    112Error!Connection failed to note <hostname>
    14 protocol error
    44 External program terminated with error code 2
    Determine status using SQL connection
    RC: 10709-
    Connection failed (RTE:protocol error)
    10709 Connection failed (RTE:protocol error) ...

  • dev trace shows:

    C  *** ERROR => Connect to DBM server failed, rc = -10709 (Connection failed (RTE:protocol error))

    B  ***LOG BY2=> sql error -10709 performing CON [dbds         1001]
    B  ***LOG BY0=> Connection failed (RTE:protocol error) [dbds         1001]
    B  *** ERROR => Could not get a shared connection for CONNAME = <SID>+ ab_get_connection: rc = -2
     [dbacds.c     893]

  • xserver_<host>_7200.prt shows:

    ERR 11824 Illegal VARPART value length: 65


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Environment

  • SAP MaxDB/liveCache

Keywords

protocol error, -10709, Illegal VARPART value length , KBA , BC-DB-SDB , MaxDB , Problem

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