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1925379 - FAIL: sapstart not found, startup of Instance failed

Symptom

Note: The startsap and stopsap commands are deprecated. SAP recommends that you do not use them any longer. For more information, see SAP Notes 1763593 and 809477.
For alternative ways of starting SAP refer to Starting and Stopping SAP Systems Using SAPControl

The instance cannot be started by sapcontrol (for example sapcontrol -prot NI_HTTP -host <hostname> -nr <instance nr> -function StartWait 300 10) or startsap (not recommended) command.
Following error is displayed on the screen:

--- Using sapcontrol ---

   Start
   FAIL: sapstart not found

--- Using startsap (not recommended) ---

   startup of Instance failed
   See /home/<sid>adm/startsap_<instance>.log for details

In that case, startsap_<instance>.log displays further information:

   Start
   FAIL: sapstart not found


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Environment

Operating system Unix (HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, AIX)

Product

SAP NetWeaver all versions

Keywords

startsap sapstart startsap.trc sappfpar chmod chown sapsys , KBA , BC-CST-STS , Startup Service , BC-INS , Installation Tools (SAP Note 1669327) , BC-CST , Client/Server Technology , Problem

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