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1990949 - SUM: write access to transport directory ... denied


  • During release upgrade/EHP installation/update executed by Software Update Manager (SUM) tool in an SUM  phase (e.g PREP_PRE_CHECK/INITPUT_PRE) the following  error message was reported:

    1 ETQ200 Executing actual phase 'PREP_PRE_CHECK/INITPUT_PRE'.
    1EETQ399 Last error code set is: Write access to directory \\hostname\sapmnt\trans\bin denied.
    'No write access to directory D:\usr\sap\SMD\DVEBMGS00'
  •  After checking the permissions on the reported directory it shows, that  the <sid>adm and SAPService<SID> users have full permissions.



  • Windows 2003, 2008(R2), 2012(R2)
  • SAP system with an ABAP stack (ERP 6.0, NW 2004, etc.)


SAP ERP 6.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 2004 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0


authorization DIR_TRANS , KBA , BC-UPG-TLS-TLA , Upgrade tools for ABAP , BC-OP-NT , Windows , BC-CTS-TMS , Transport Management System , Problem

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