An external program is to be started by SAP through an RFC destination (transaction SM59) of type "TCP/IP".
Performing a "connection test" in such destination returns a "timeout during allocate" error similar to the below.
Connection Test <destination name>
Connection Type TCP/IP Connection
Logon Connection Error
Error Details Error when opening an RFC connection
Error Details ERROR: timeout during allocate
Error Details LOCATION: SAP-Gateway on host <hostname> / sapgw<XX>
Error Details DETAIL: no connect of TP <external program> from host <hostname>
Error Details COMPONENT: SAP-Gateway
Error Details COUNTER: 2
Error Details MODULE: gwr3cpic.c
Error Details LINE: 2164
Error Details RETURN CODE: 242
Error Details SUBRC: 0
Error Details RELEASE: 721
Error Details TIME: <date and time>
Error Details VERSION: 2
This can occur, for example:
- When performing transport operations (transaction STMS, destination "CALLTP_<Operating System>");
- Executing tasks at the transaction DB13 (that use the destination "SAPXPG_DBDEST_<hostname>").
- Product / Release independent
- SAP NetWeaver ABAP
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