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

Steve Johnson steve_basis at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 29 20:49:31 MET DST 2003


So, how do i make it work, just update the kernels as
you said and go head for the installation. If yes
where is the kernel software available. 

Please help.
thanks,
Steve
--- Panos Platon Tsapralis
<panosplaton at intraconnect.biz> wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-04-29 at 21:04, Steve Johnson wrote:
> > Is the new SAPWAS for Red hat 8.0 avilable for
> free??
> > any idea?
> > 
> The one, that I am using, is the one and only that
> SAP distributes for
> free from their Web site (the same version can also
> be used with other
> brands / versions of Linux - SuSE, etc.). AFAIK,
> there is no separate
> version of the SAP WAS Test Drive for Red Hat 8.0.
> 
> > 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
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> 
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