server.start() rfc_bad_connection when trying to start RFC Instance in BODS Management Console
Symptom: After adding a RCF Server Interface in BODS Management Console when we try to start the RFC Instance the following error occurs
An internal error occurred server.start() rfc_bad_connection
Environment: SAP BASIS Version 7.0
SAP BW Version: 7.0
SAP BODS Version: 4.2 SP4
Cause: When we configure the connection parameters in Management Console on RFC Server Interface, commonly it is recommended that parameter SAP Gateway Service Name is SAPGW00 but the SAP Gateway Service Name is not resolved correctly by the RFC Server Interface.
Resolution: The SAP Gateway Service was given as SAPGW02. Try to put 3302 as the SAP Gateway Service Name. The last two numbers are your SAP System Number. E.g If your SAP System Number is 02 then SAP Gateway Service Name would be 3302