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

Steve Johnson steve_basis at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 29 20:04:38 MET DST 2003


Is the new SAPWAS for Red hat 8.0 avilable for free??
any idea?

Help me,

Steve

--- Panos Platon Tsapralis
<panosplaton at intraconnect.biz> wrote:
> Hi Steve, AFAIK, RedHat 7.1 is tested & certified
> for the Test Drive.
> You may want to take a look at SAP Notes 513277,
> 171356 and 520268 to
> get more information about which Linux versions /
> brands can be used
> with SAP Web Application Server (just drop me a
> message, if you do not
> have access to SAP's OSS Notes and still want to
> read these documents).
> 
> BTW, I finally got the Test Drive to run on Red Hat
> 8.0: the problem was
> that I had upgraded the kernel to version
> 2.4.18-27.8.0, that seems to
> be incompatible with the SAP WAS installation
> process. Or so I think it
> is, since, in a desperate effort, I switched to the
> original
> (installation-time) kernel version and, voilas, WAS
> installation went
> through fine and I now have SAP WAS Test Drive on
> Red Hat 8.0 (it runs
> fine with the newest upgraded kernel as well).
> 
> Regards,
> 
> On Mon, 2003-04-28 at 03:13, Steve Johnson wrote:
> > Hello All,
> > 
> > Is the mysap test drive version prvided by SAP is
> only
> > valuable to Red hat 7.1?. I tried to install on
> 7.2
> > and finally the SAP/DB instances are starting fine
> but
> > i am also geting the same error for niping -t -H
> > <hostname>.
> > 
> > And also i am unable to connect with guistart.
> please
> > advise if this is not compatible, is there any
> other
> > help to install any demo versions to learn SAP
> more.
> > 
> > 
> > Please advise. 
> > Thanks,
> > Steve
> > --- Panos Platon Tsapralis
> <mysapwasonlinux at yahoo.gr>
> > 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
> > > >>
> 
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Thank You.

Best Regards,
Steve

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