We are starting to configure ESS portals on EP 7.0 to connect to ECC 6.0 system. While trying to check the connectivity from Portal to R/3 - SSO works fine.
However, the Address iView when displayed gives the following error;
The initial exception that caused the request to fail, was:
com.sap.tc.webdynpro.modelimpl.dynamicrfc.WDDynamicRFCExecuteException: Access via NULL object reference not possible., error key: RFC_ERROR_SYSTEM_FAILURE
Error> occured  >Mon Nov 10 15:32:46,624<
message: CPIC-CALL: CMRCV on convId: 89901816
LOCATION CPIC (TCP/IP) on local host with Unicode
ERROR connection to partner '172.16.6.11:sapgw00' broken
TIME Mon Nov 10 15:32:46 2008
COMPONENT NI (network interface)
SYSTEM CALL WSASend
ERRNO TEXT WSAECONNRESET: Connection reset by peer
Return code: RFC_SYS_EXCEPTION(3)
error group: 102
Error> occured >Mon Nov 10 15:32:47,139< >RfcGetException rc (7) message: Access via 'NULL' object reference not possible.
Here is the ST22 dump of the error on the ABAP system.
u201CRuntime Errors OBJECTS_OBJREF_NOT_ASSIGNED_NO
Date and Time 11/10/2008 15:32:46
An exception occurred that is explained in detail below.
The exception, which is assigned to class 'CX_SY_REF_IS_INITIAL', was not
procedure "HRXSS_PER_CLEANUP" "(FUNCTION)", nor was it propagated by a RAISING
Since the caller of the procedure could not have anticipated that the
exception would occur, the current program is terminated.
The reason for the exception is:
You attempted to use a 'NULL' object reference (points to 'nothing')
access a component.
An object reference must point to an object (an instance of a class)
before it can be used to access components.
Either the reference was never set or it was set to 'NULL' using the
How to correct the error
Probably the only way to eliminate the error is to correct the program.
If the error occures in a non-modified SAP program, you may be able to
find an interim solution in an SAP Note.
If you have access to SAP Notes, carry out a search with the following
"SAPLHRXSS_PER_MAC" or "LHRXSS_PER_MACU04"
Has anyone else faced this error? Can you please suggest me a solution?