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SAPFTP Connection Problem

Hi there,

We have the same issue as and we have attempted to perform the same troubleshooting steps as stipulated in the thread.

We have loaded the latest sapftp version and re-tested, seems to have the same error messages.

Please see the below:

SAPFTP latest version downloaded from:Software downloads:


---> sapftp_711-10011210.sar (4035 KB, 01.07.2016)

sapftp information

kernel release 721

kernel make variant 721_REL

DBMS client library

compiled on AIX 2 5 0006C6E9D600 (IBM i with OS400) for as400_pase_64

compiled for 64 BIT

compilation mode UNICODE

compile time Jun 25 2016 01:49:08

update level 0

patch number 711

source id 0.711

After loaded the above sapftp latest version, we tested the following in MTP116:

Tcode SM59: deleted RFC SAPFTPA

Tcode SE38: RSFTP005 and executed with results below:

SAPFTP check

Check RFC destination SAPFTP...... OK.

Ping RFC destination SAPFTP...... OK.

Check RFC destination SAPFTPA...... OK.

Ping RFC destination SAPFTPA...


timeout during allocate / CPIC-CALL: 'ThSAPCMRCV' :

cmRc=20 thRc=456#Timeout during connection setup (check that partner exists

Additional notes in file dev_rfc / rfc*.trc / dev_rd - Tcode ST11

Are there any other fixes?

Thank you.

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    Posted on Aug 19, 2016 at 03:19 PM

    hi Eric Han,

    first check the trace files (dev_rfc, rfc*.trc, dev_rd) at os level. they will show the complete errors occurred.

    And also consider the report RSFTP005, run with a trace in st12 and see where the error occurred in the flow of execution.



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