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2485333 - System copy fails with error "Invalid object name 'sysarticles"


System copy with SWPM fails with the following error:

<html> <head> </head> <body> <p> An error occurred while processing option <i>SAP Enhancement Package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 > MS SQL Server > System Copy > Target System > Distributed System > Based on AS ABAP > Refresh or Move Database Instance( Last error reported by the step: Errors when executing sql command: [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Invalid object name 'sysarticles'.
<p> SOLUTION: If this message is displayed as a warning, you can ignore it. If this is an error, contact SAP support. </p>)</i>. You can now: </p> <ul> <li> Choose <i>Retry</i><br>to repeat the current step. </li> <li> Choose <i>Log Files</i><br>to get more information about the error. </li> <li> Stop the option and continue later. </li> </ul> <p> Log files are written to C:\Program Files/sapinst_instdir/NW731/MSS/COPY/SYSTEM/DISTRIBUTED/AS-ABAP/REF. </p> </body> </html>



  • SAP systems based on SAP NetWeaver;
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and higher;


SAP NetWeaver all versions


system copy, object invalid, invalid object name, sysarticles, 'sysarticles', swpm , KBA , BC-DB-MSS-INS , SQL Server Installation for SAP NetWeaver Products , BC-INS-MIG , OS/DB Migrations with SWPM and DB refresh , BC-DB-MSS , SQL Server in SAP NetWeaver Products , Problem

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