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1793427 - VMC Not loaded


  • VMC is not activated when starting the instance.
  • SM52 shows status "VMC is not loaded"
  • You can see in dev_disp trace file :

DpVmcSetActive: set vmc state DP_VMC_NOT_ACTIVE

*** ERROR => DpVmcInit2: could not link vmc [dpxxvmc.c    288]

The complete error can only be found in any of the stderr*.log files as the trace layer is not yet active at this time. And it looks like

DpVmcInit: vm lib loaded
VMC_LinkJVMLib: Version mismatch (vmc/vm 168/132)

*** ERROR => VmcJLinkJVMLib2: didn't get vm environment [vmcjxx.c 942]

*** ERROR => VmcJLinkJVMLib2: version mismatch between container and vm [vmcjxx.c     943]

*** ERROR => VmcJLinkJVMLib2: container version is 168 [vmcjxx.c 944]

*** ERROR => DpVmcInit: ThLinkJVMLib() failed with rc = 18 [dpxxvmc.c  241]

*** ERROR => DpMain: DpVmcInit failed [dpxxdisp.c   1020]



Systems with VMC active


SAP Customer Relationship Management 7.0 on SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0


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