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2233302 - Network Problems Printing to Remote Print Server

Symptom

Printing from SAP to a remote print server is not working.  There are network related errors reported, such as:

  1. In the SAP spool log:
    • Unable to establish connection to Berkeley LPD
    • 3 connection attempts terminated with network errors
    • Unable to connect to output processor
    • Request postponed x times
    • Host <xxx> cannot be reached or (SAP-)LPD is not running there
    • The host spool is reporting errors
  2. In the SM21 system log:
    • Connection to SAPLPD Broken
    • Connection to SAPLPD or LPD Broken; Computer <print server>
    • Unable to Establish Connection to SAPLPD or lpd
  3. In the spool work process trace file:
    • S  *** ERROR => Cannot read from connection (read timeout) [rspoclpd.c   546]
      S  {root-id=005056AE34D31ED59DE5D9AAE60F21E8}_{conn-id=00000000000000000000000000000000}_0
      S  S#: (2015102008320400) xxxx: Cannot connect to lpd. Job delayed.
    • S *** ERROR => Lost connection to lpd [rspoclpd.c 565
  4. In the spool event log:
    • Error     Data transfer     Could not pass request to host spool system
    • (SAP)LPD cannot accept request (Queue <printer> disabled?)
  5. Via SPAD
    • 'Unable to reach the remote host spool system' is reported from SPAD remote system check.

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Product

SAP NetWeaver all versions

Keywords

KBA , BC-CCM-PRN , Print and Output Management , Problem

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