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1637418 - Data Services RFC Server hangs and jobs fail when loading to SAP BW


  • Data Services RFC Server hangs
  • When launching the Job from Data Services the following error occurs: "Load data to BW failed: RequestID = <xxxxxx>, Packet Number = <-1>"
  • The problem is sometimes intermittent, but occurs more frequently when there are multiple jobs being executed from Data Services loading to BW
  • After the problem occurs, subsequent jobs fail until the Data Services RFC Server is restarted



  • Data Services 3.2 ( and previous)
  • Data Services 4.0
  • Data Services 4.1
  • Data Services 4.2


SAP Data Services 4.0 ; SAP Data Services XI 3.2


DSXI, DS XI, DS, Edge, BODS, rfc server hang, BW, intermittent, loading to BW , KBA , EIM-DS , Data Services , EIM-DS-SAP , SAP Interfaces , Problem

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