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2414677 - System does not start with FAIL: HTTP error, HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found


The startsap script, "sapcontrol -nr <instance_number> -function Start" or even SAPMMC start request fails with error :


FAIL: HTTP error, HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found



FAIL: HTTP error, HTTP/1.1 302 Found

The sapstartsrv.log inside of instance work folder shows below error :

Webservice thread started, listening on port 5<instance_number>13
soap_bind failed, Webservice thread enters retry loop

With a sapstartsrv process running in trace level 2 sapstartsrv.log shows:

[Thr 140123286804224] NiIBind: hdl 9 bound to 5<instance_number>13 (inc. UDS)
[Thr 140123286804224] NiIBlockMode: set blockmode for hdl 9 FALSE
[Thr 140123286804224] ***LOG Q0I=> NiIListen: listen (98: Address already in use) [/bas/749_REL/src/base/ni/nixxi.cpp 2893]
[Thr 140123286804224] *** ERROR => NiIListen: SiListen failed for hdl 9/sock 8
    (SI_ESYSCALL/98; I4; ST) [nixxi.cpp    2893]
[Thr 140123286804224] NiICloseHandle: closing initial hdl 9
soap_bind failed, Webservice thread enters retry loop

Some of the other symptoms are :

sapstartsrv daemon is running and "sapcontrol -nr <instance_number> -function GetProcessList " fails with error

FAIL: End of file or no input: 'No such file or directory'



  • SAP Netweaver system running sapstartsrv process


SAP NetWeaver all versions


sapstartsrv, sapstream, startsap, SUM, Shadow instance , SCS, ASCS , ABAP, JAVA , KBA , BC-CST-STS , Startup Service , Problem

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