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3396549 - Internal Remote Function Call (RFC) triggers logon screen


  • Logon screen appears when switching between application servers in SM51 transaction;
  • Logon screen appears when calling an internal RFC destination (for example: NONE); 
  • The following is logged in dev_w* process:
    • *** ERROR => RFC SignOn error number 1 [absignon.c   4058]
      *** ERROR => RFC SignOn error Name or password is incorrect (repeat logon) [absignon.c   4059]
      *** ERROR => RFC SignOn error  client <client number>   user<userId>         [absignon.c   4060]
      *** ERROR => RFC SignOn error login method 0 slogin   [absignon.c   4061]
      *** ERROR => RFC SignOn error destination <destination name> [absignon.c   4063]
      *** ERROR => RFC SignOn error is alias user 0 [absignon.c   4064]



  • SAP NetWeaver as of Kernel versions described in the SAP Note 3026990 - RFC Logon - New Internal Logon Ticket - Increased Compatibility Level


SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions


Logon screen, internal RFC, SM51, ERROR => RFC SignOn, Name or password is incorrect (repeat logon), RFC SignOn error number 1  , KBA , BC-MID-RFC , RFC , Problem

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