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2265412 - How to enable the 'Trace RFC Function' in SAP Data Services or SAP Cloud Platform Integration for Data Services


  • You want to enable the 'Improved RFC tracing' enhancement described in the SAP Data Services 4.2 SP6 "What's New" documentation
  • When executing a job with the 'Trace RFC Function' option set to 'Yes' you get the following error message:
    •  VAL-270005 [SAP RFC Trace:] The directory for SAP RFC trace is not initialized, You must configure the directory in DSConfig.



  • SAP Data Services 4.2 SP6 or later
  • SAP HANA Cloud Integration for data services 1.0.11 or later




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