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3213212 - "Exception thrown when trying to communicate with Job Server" error dropped in Data Services Management Console while trying to execute batch job - SAP Data Services


  • The following error occurs while executing batch job in Data Services Management Console:

    [Exception thrown when trying to communicate with Job Server:<job server>:<port number>. The batch job cannot be started. Check the Job Server '<job server>:<port number>' log to see the problem. ]

    Error in DSMC

  • While trying to create a new job server in Data Services Server Manager (svrcfg), the following error occurs:

    Enter the repository username: <user name>
    Enter the repository password (not echoed): <password>
    Confirm the repository password (not echoed): sh: line 1: 14789 Segmentation fault repoman -<repository> -P'<password>' -S<database name> -N<database type> -Q -p<port number> -V'<database version>' -s -v <database version>

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  • SAP Data Services 4.2 SP14 Patch 15 (
  • Linux RedHat 7.9


SAP Data Services 4.2


EIM-DS-SVR, $ODBCINI, repository, job server, error, Management Console , KBA , EIM-DS-SVR , Administration/Server , Problem

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