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3299706 - ICM cannot open client connections due to incorrect local_addr setting


The ICM is unable to connect to remote hosts. The issue is not specific to a protocol (HTTP, HTTPS or SMTP).

Whenever the issue is simulated, the ICM trace file (dev_icm) shows the following trace entries:

[Thr nnn] ***LOG Q0I=> NiIBindSocket: [IP address]:0: bind (99: Cannot assign requested address) [/bas/753_REL/src/base/ni/nixxi.cpp 3908]
[Thr nnn] *** ERROR => NiIBindSocket: SiBind failed for hdl 119/sock 32
    (SI_EADDR_NAVAIL/99; I4; ST; [IP address]:0) [nixxi.cpp    3908]
[Thr nnn] *** ERROR => NiIConnect: NiIBind failed (rc=-16) [nixxi.cpp    3309]
[Thr nnn] *** WARNING => Connect to [target host]:[target port] failed: NIEMYHOST_VERIFY(-16)



  • SAP NetWeaver ABAP based product
  • ABAP Platform based product
  • SAP kernel 749 or higher


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions


KBA , BC-CST-IC , Internet Communication Manager , BC-CST , Client/Server Technology , BC-NET , Network Infrastructure , Problem

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