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2208171 - SAP Mobile Platform Server (SMP) 3.0 will not start and the startup .bat file just disappears


  • SMP 3.0.x will not start. It tries to start but fails.
  • The SMP server logs do not contain any useful information.
  • The 'Start SAP Mobile Platform Server' batch file will sometimes just disappear.
  • The 'Start SAP Mobile Platform Server' batch file sometimes displays:

    The service 'SAP Mobile Platform Server' is not in a STOPPED state.
    Please ensure that the service is stopped before attempting to start it..
    Press any key to continue . . .



SMP 3.0 and higher


SAP Mobile Platform all versions


SMP startup  smp_server.lock , KBA , MOB-ONP-COR , SAP Mobile On Premise Core Services , Problem

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