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1682686 - Cannot connect to the CMS during installation of Data Services or Information Steward


  • Cannot connect to Central Management Server (CMS) during installation.
  • CMS is on a different machine then where the install is taking place.
  • Installation fails on CMS connection screen.
  • When installing Information Steward or Data Services, getting an invalid CMS logon information error even though the logon information entered is correct.



  • Data Services 4.0 and later
  • Information Steward 4.0 and later


SAP Data Services 4.0 ; SAP Data Services 4.1 ; SAP Information Steward all versions


IS, DS, installation, distributed installation, invalid CMS logon, SIA, cms server , KBA , EIM-IS , Information Steward , Problem

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