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2029294 - SAP Web Dispatcher gives HTTP 500 error


You are using an SAP system with multiple application servers and the SAP Web Dispatcher forwards the incoming requests to the application servers.

The number of the incoming requests is increasing and after a specified number the SAP Web Dispatcher starts to return HTTP 500 error (Internal Server Error).

You can achieve this number with normal production usage or during a load test.



  • SAP NetWeaver 7.0 (SAP NetWeaver 2004s, SAP NetWeaver 2007) or above and associated products running on it
  • SAP NetWeaver 2004 (basis 6.40) only in special cases, see SAP Note 995116
  • UNIX operating systems (AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Oracle Solaris)


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