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3388962 - Error "connection refused; $TYPE$=OpenChannel; $MESSAGE$=an error occured while opening the channel" in primary replication site trace files


  • On the primary site of a system replication setup, you can see the errors similar to the following in the indexserver trace or nameserver trace:

connection refused; $TYPE$=OpenChannel; $MESSAGE$=an error occured while opening the channel; $INFO$=connection refused



with method dr_forwardStatisticsMonitor with id <xxx> on host <host name> on port 3xx03 from process hdbindexserver with service port 3xx03, pid <xxx> and tid <xxx>; $monitor$=M_EVENTS; $serviceinfo$=indexserver@<host name>:3xx03-<SID>

  • The <IP> and <host name> in the above error message belongs to a secondary or triatery replication site
  • On the replication site mentioned above, you can see SLD registration failures like the following 

[2746346]{-1}[-1/-1] 2023-10-13 14:22:49.087800 e SLDSend          Sld.cpp(00414) : Error executing "sldreg -connectfile /usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/global/slddest.cfg -file /usr/sap/<SID>/HDB00/<host name>/trace/sldreg.xml -logfile /usr/sap/<SID>/HDB00/<host name>/trace/sldreg.log" Returncode: 254



SAP Hana Platform Edition 2.0 


SAP HANA, platform edition 2.0


SLD, system replication , KBA , HAN-DB-MON , SAP HANA Monitoring , Problem

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