AW: AW: mySAP WAS TestDrive installation has failed...

frank.schilling at sap.com frank.schilling at sap.com
Fri Apr 11 17:43:04 MET DST 2003


Hello Panos,

please check the kernel parameter "shmmax" for example by using
the following command:

   cat /proc/sys/kernel/shmmax

The result you should be at least 1073741824 (1 GB)...

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Panos Platon Tsapralis wrote:
> Dear all,
> 
> The installation of SAP WAS TestDrive on Red Hat 8.0 still fails, 
> allthough I have modified my hostname to a value shorter than eight 
> characters ("panos").
> 
> The symptom is:
> 
> checking RFC destination...
> could not connect SAP instance at host panos with system number 18
> see logfile /usr/sap/WAS/DVEBMGS18/work/startrfc.log
> error:%post(sapbasis-6.10.1) scriptlet failed, error status 1
> 
> I get this message right after the database gets populated with its 
> content. The logfile "startrfc.log" says:
> 
> RFC Call/Exception: open
> Group       Error group 102
> Key         RFC_ERROR_COMMUNICATION
> Message     Connect to SAP gateway failed
> Connect_PM  GWHOST=panos, GWSERV=sapgw18, ASHOST=panos, SYSNR=18
> 
> LOCATION    CPIC (TCP/IP) on local host
> ERROR       partner not reached (host panos, service 3318)
> 
> TIME        Thu Apr 10 13:12:51 2003
> RELEASE     610
> COMPONENT   NI (network interface)
> VERSION     35
> RC          -10
> MODULE      niuxi.c
> LINE        1001
> DETAIL      NiPConnect
> SYSTEM CALL connect
> ERRNO       111
> ERRNO TEXT  Connection refused
> COUNTER     1
> 
> I have also observed the following:
> 
> Right after the failure, the usual 'ms', 'co', 'es'-type processes 
> appear in 'ps -ef', but no 'dw', and, if I issue 'stopsap/startsap' 
> commands (they appear to execute normally), a line gets written into the 
> file 'startsap_...log', that says that the 'dw'-type child process has 
> terminated with status 0.
> 
> I am attaching the 'startsap...log' file, as a reference for those who 
> might want to take a look.
> 
> Any ideas on how to fix this, anybody?
> 
> Regards,
> Panos.
> 
> SAP DB wrote:
> 
>> Yeah, it sounds strange.
>> But there is a SAPNOTE about it.
>> I have no access to the OSS so I could not provide you
>> with the right number of this SAPNOTE.
>>
>> To resume the installation after changing the hostname will not help
>> because the installation logfile has the old name (as the hostname) in it
>> and the installation program (r3setup) will try
>> to connect host via the no more existing hostname and will fail.
>>
>> And it is the best thing to remove all
>> by erasing the rpm-packages
>> mentioned in o) of the file "install" on the first CD.
>>
>>
>>
>> Good luck.
>>
>> Uwe
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Ursprungliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: linux.general-admin at listserv.sap.com
>> [mailto:linux.general-admin at listserv.sap.com]Im Auftrag von Panos Platon
>> Tsapralis
>> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 10. April 2003 13:09
>> An: Uwe Wortmann
>> Cc: linux.general
>> Betreff: Re: AW: mySAP WAS TestDrive installation has failed...
>>
>>
>> Uwe Wortmann wrote:
>>
>>  
>>
>>> Hello!
>>>
>>> There are three possible faults:
>>>
>>> 1. the hostname panosplaton is too long (you must not use more than 
>>> eight
>>> characters)
>>> 2. the hostname panosplaton is not mentioned in /etc/hosts
>>> 3. there is no entry or more than one in /etc/services for the port 
>>> 3318:
>>> it should be: sapgw18  3318/tcp
>>>
>>> The first fault is the most possible to produce the described error.
>>>
>>> I hope this will help you.
>>>
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> Uwe Wortmann
>>>
>>> dq-edv systemtechnik
>>> Manderscheidtstr. 30
>>> 45141 Essen
>>>
>>> Telefon: 0201-2894912
>>> Telefax: 0201-2894914
>>> E-mail : uw at dq-edv.de
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Ursprungliche Nachricht-----
>>> Von: linux.general-admin at listserv.sap.com
>>> [mailto:linux.general-admin at listserv.sap.com]Im Auftrag von Panos Platon
>>> Tsapralis
>>> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 10. April 2003 12:32
>>> An: linux.general
>>> Betreff: mySAP WAS TestDrive installation has failed...
>>>
>>>
>>> My installation of mySAP Technology TestDrive (SAP Web Application
>>> Server on Linux) has failed while installing the "sapbasis" RPM package,
>>> returning the following message:
>>>
>>> checking RFC destination...
>>> could not connect SAP instance at host panosplaton with system number 18
>>> see logfile /usr/sap/WAS/DVEBMGS18/work/startrfc.log
>>> error:%post(sapbasis-6.10.1) scriptlet failed, error status 1
>>>
>>> I am attaching the logfile, mentioned above, to this message.
>>>
>>> Can you, please, help me resolve this? I have thoroughlly applied all
>>> instructions of the installation document, so, I can't understand what I
>>> am missing or doing wrong...
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Panos Platon Tsapralis.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>   
>>
>> Uwe, thanks for the reply. However, the host name being longer than 8
>> characters sounds strange to me ('localhost' is also longer than 8
>> chars). Anyway, I am giving it a try by replacing my host name with a
>> shorter one. Do you know whether there is any way to resume the
>> installation from the point where it has failed (or do I have to remove
>> & reinstall the various components)?
>>
>> Regs,
>> Panos.
>>
>>
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>>
>>  
>>
> 
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Trace of system startup/check of SAP System WAS on Thu Apr 10 18:10:40 EEST 2003
> 
> 
> Called command: /usr/sap/WAS/SYS/exe/run/startsap 
> 
> Starting SAP-Collector Daemon 
> ------------------------------
>  saposcol on host panos started
> 
> Checking WAS Database
> ------------------------------
>  Database is not available via /usr/sap/WAS/SYS/exe/run/R3trans -d -w
>  Running /usr/sap/WAS/SYS/exe/run/startdb 
>  /usr/sap/WAS/SYS/exe/run/startdb completed successfully 
> 
> Checking WAS Database
> ------------------------------
>  Database is running
> 
> Starting SAP Instance 
> ------------------------------
> 
> SAP-R/3-Startup Program V1.7 (92/10/21)
> ---------------------------------------
> 
> Starting at 2003/04/10 18:10:51
> Startup Profile: "/usr/sap/WAS/SYS/profile/START_DVEBMGS18_panos"
> 
> Execute Pre-Startup Commands
> ----------------------------
> (14135) Local: /usr/sap/WAS/SYS/exe/run/sapmscsa -n pf=/usr/sap/WAS/SYS/profile/WAS_DVEBMGS18_panos
> /usr/sap/WAS/SYS/exe/run/sapmscsa: SCSA is attached and useable.
> /usr/sap/WAS/SYS/exe/run/sapmscsa: finished.
> (14135) Local: rm -f ms.sapWAS_DVEBMGS18
> (14135) Local: ln -s -f /usr/sap/WAS/SYS/exe/run/msg_server ms.sapWAS_DVEBMGS18
> (14135) Local: rm -f dw.sapWAS_DVEBMGS18
> (14135) Local: ln -s -f /usr/sap/WAS/SYS/exe/run/disp+work dw.sapWAS_DVEBMGS18
> (14135) Local: rm -f co.sapWAS_DVEBMGS18
> (14135) Local: ln -s -f /usr/sap/WAS/SYS/exe/run/rslgcoll co.sapWAS_DVEBMGS18
> (14135) Local: rm -f se.sapWAS_DVEBMGS18
> (14135) Local: ln -s -f /usr/sap/WAS/SYS/exe/run/rslgsend se.sapWAS_DVEBMGS18
> 
> Starting Programs
> -----------------
> (14145) Starting: local ms.sapWAS_DVEBMGS18 pf=/usr/sap/WAS/SYS/profile/WAS_DVEBMGS18_panos
> (14146) Starting: local dw.sapWAS_DVEBMGS18 pf=/usr/sap/WAS/SYS/profile/WAS_DVEBMGS18_panos
> (14147) Starting: local co.sapWAS_DVEBMGS18 -F pf=/usr/sap/WAS/SYS/profile/WAS_DVEBMGS18_panos
> (14148) Starting: local se.sapWAS_DVEBMGS18 -F pf=/usr/sap/WAS/SYS/profile/WAS_DVEBMGS18_panos
> (14135) Waiting for Child Processes to terminate.
>  Instance on host panos started
> (14135) **** 2003/04/10 18:11:37 Child 14146 terminated with Status 0 . ****






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