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2602382 - Error: "Unable to start encryption/decryption thread" when starting the HANA database


The following errors are captured in the indexserver trace files when attempting to start the HANA database:

[202991]{-1}[-1/-1] 2018-02-04 07:02:28.573552 e assign           TREXIndexServer.cpp(01278) : assign failed with persistence startup error. exception  1: no.2160016  (Basis/Configuration/impl/ConfigurationHandler.cpp:661)
prepareReconfigure call failed; $config$=EncryptionThreadPool
exception throw location:
exception  2: no.301167  (Crypto/FileEncryption/EncryptionThread.cpp:307)
Unable to start encryption/decryption thread

This corresponding error is captured in the /var/log/messages:

2018-02-04T07:02:14.018665+00:00 rsa0400 kernel: [11745666.272555] cgroup: fork rejected by pids controller in /init.scope



  • HANA 1.0
  • HANA 2.0


SAP HANA 1.0, platform edition ; SAP HANA, platform edition 2.0


Unable to start encryption/decryption thread, HANA Start Up Error, encryption , KBA , HAN-DB-ENG , SAP HANA DB Engines , Problem

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