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How can I see message server port number in profile?

Hi all,

Somebody told me that it's in profile of ascs in AL11

But I didn't find the port number inside.

Does anyone know about that?

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    Dec 27, 2017 at 11:38 AM

    Hi Eric,

    There are many ways to check the Message server port value.

    The default kernel values for Message Server services are:

    • For external communication: 36<NN>
    • For internal communication: 39<NN>

    Where <NN> corresponds to the instance number where Message Server is running.(Either ASCS instance or classic central instance).

    Checking value via ABAP

    • Transaction SMMS: It should bring the a header with service and port like where Message Server is running.
    Message Server Running on : hostname / sapms<SID> ( 36<NN> ) , Internal Communication : 39<NN>

    This is also available on SMMS -> Go To -> Parameters -> Display: Server port


    Checking value via PROFILES

    • The message server host and port are usually maintained on DEFAULT.PFL as this information should be available for all instances.
    rdisp/mshost = <hostname>
    rdisp/msserv = sapms<SID>
    rdisp/msserv_internal = 39<NN>

    The parameter "rdisp/msserv" specifies the service that message server will use. You can check the port number on Operating system services file.

     UNIX: /etc/services 
     Microsoft Windows: C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\ETC\SERVICES

    Hope it could clarify!

    Regards

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