2400907 - Data Services job with SAP RFC BAPI function fails with "Data flow <XYZ> received a bad system message." | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2400907 - Data Services job with SAP RFC BAPI function fails with "Data flow <XYZ> received a bad system message."

Symptom

  • A Data Services job containing an SAP RFC enabled BAPI function fails occasionally with error message in Error log similar to:

(14.2) 01-01-16 21:40:28 (E) (18814:16358184) RUN-050406: |
                                                          Data flow <XYZ> received a bad system message. Message text from the child process is
                                                          <?????==========================================================
                                                          Collect the following and send to Customer Support:
                                                          1. Log files(error_*, monitor_*, trace_*) associated with this failed job.
                                                          2. Exported ATL file of this failed job.
                                                          3. DDL statements of tables referenced in this failed job.
                                                          4. Data to populate the tables referenced in the failed job. If not possible, get the last few rows (or sample of them) when
                                                          the job failed.
                                                          5. Core dump, if any, generated from this failed job.
                                                          ==========================================================>. The process executing data flow <XYZ> has died
                                                          abnormally. For NT, check errorlog.txt. For HPUX, check stack_trace.txt. Also, notify Technical Support

  • Job may succeed occasonally

 


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Environment

  • SAP Data Services 4.2 Support Pack 3
  • SAP Release 702 Support Package Level 0013

Product

SAP Data Services 4.2

Keywords

BODS, SAPDS, crash, dump, exception , KBA , upgrade , EIM-DS-SAP , Data Services SAP Interfaces , Problem

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