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2553979 - ESI - SOAP Web Services ABAP - Guided Answers


The following Guided Answers page helps troubleshooting problems with ABAP Web Services.

The Guided Answers page comprises of the following error/issue areas:

  • Creating a service provider in transaction SE80 fails,
  • A Service Provider stopped working after an upgrade or a system copy,
  • Generating a binding in transaction SOAMANAGER fails,
  • Error when reading variant XY of service definition ZZ,
  • Unable to select the desired authentication method in transaction SOAMANAGER,
  • Cannot save configurations in transaction SOAMANAGER due to a missing authorization,
  • SICF nodes of service definitions cannot be edited in transaction SICF,
  • The WSDL URL or the Service URL inside the WSDL needs to be changed,
  • Problems with testing a Service Provider after a binding has been generated,
  • Creating a Consumer Proxy in transaction SE80 fails,
  • Generating a Logical Port in transaction SOAMANAGER fails,
  • Problems with testing a Consumer Proxy,
  • Parsing error when sending a sample request,
  • The response from the Service Provider cannot be parsed,
  • The Service Provider returns HTTP error messages,
  • A communication error occurs when testing the Consumer Proxy,
  • Tracing and logging errors in the SRT framework,
  • Transaction SOAMANAGER does not start up,
  • Errors when setting up the SOAP runtime,
  • Problems with the transport of Consumer Proxy and Service Definition objects,
  • Inconsistencies due to the copy of runtime configurations,
  • External WSDL file cannot be parsed.



  • ABAP Web Services
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server for SAP S/4HANA
  • ABAP PLATFORM - Application Server ABAP


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4HANA all versions


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