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2270438 - [IBM][CLI Driver] SQL30081N A communication error has been detected - Data Services 4.x


  • A Data Services job occasionally fails with the following error:
  • Error: "<(><<)>SQLDriverConnect> for data source <(><<)>DBNAME> failed: <(><<)>[IBM][CLI Driver] SQL30081N A communication error has been detected. Communication protocol being used: "TCP/IP". Communication API being used: "SOCKETS". Location where the error was detected: "IPADDRESS". Communication function detecting the error: "recv". Protocol specific error code(s): "*", "*", "0". SQLSTATE=08001"



  • SAP Data Services 4.x
  • Supported version of IBM DB2


SAP Data Services all versions


BODS , DS , job failure , IBM, communication error, TCP/IP , KBA , EIM-DS , Data Services , EIM-DS-SVR , Administration/Server , Problem

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