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2569199 - NoClassDefFoundError exception for class com/sap/engine/offline/OfflineToolStart encountered during dual-stack split or system copy


  • You are performing a dual stack split or a system copy using the Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM) tool
  • During the export of the primary application server, the following error is encountered in the sapinst_dev.log:
<html> <head> </head> <body> <p> An error occurred while processing option Dual-Stack Split > IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows > Keep Database > Standard System or Distributed System > Export Primary Application Server of Dual-Stack System
(Last error reported by the step: Execution of UTL tool '/usr/sap/<SID>/<Instance>/exe/sapjvm_<version>/bin/java -classpath /sapmnt/<SID>/global/sltools/sharedlib/ 
-showversion -Xmx256m /usr/sap/upgrade/<SWPM DIR>/COMMON/INSTALL/UTL:/usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/global/security/lib/tools/iaik_jce.jar:/usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/global/security/lib/tools/iaik_jsse.jar:
-export -type=keydb -expfile=usages_data_<SID>.xml -log=UTL_load_usages.log -sid=<SID> -dsn=jdbc/pool/<SID> -ssprops=/usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/global/security/data/ -ssk=/usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/global/security/data/SecStore.key'
aborts with return code 1.
Check 'UTL_load_usages.log' and '/tmp/sapinst_instdir/DSS/KeepDB/DB6/ExportPAS/' for more information). You can now:
  • The noted in the error above, contains the following error:
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: com/sap/engine/offline/OfflineToolStart
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException:
  at Method)
  at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
  at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(
  at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(
Could not find the main class:  Program will exit.
  • Below are other documents with similar error messages, but the scenario and solution is different:
    • 1903663 - Java class is not found:
    • 1678319 - NoClassDefFoundError in step getUsageTypes during export of Distributed or HA environment



  • OS Independent
  • DB Independent


SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; 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


virtual machine, JVM, create, tool, start, java, OfflineToolStart , KBA , BC-INS-DSS , Dual-Stack Split Tool , Problem

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