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2260552 - NIECONN_REFUSED Error in Java Instance install


During the execution of SWPM at step "Starting central services instance", it fails with the error:

FAIL: NIECONN_REFUSED (Connection refused), NiRawConnect failed in plugin_fopen()



  • Software Provisioning Manager tool (SWPM) / SAPinst; 
  • SAP systems based on SAP NetWeaver with the JAVA stack;
  • Unix/Linux O.S.;
  • Database Independent.


SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3


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