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2697015 - SAPINST_REMOTE_ACCESS_USER on Linux and HPUX: user locked


The SAP system installation is started with SAPINST_REMOTE_ACCESS_USER=<username> and SWPM URL keeps on asking for user password even if the user and password are correct.

The OS user <username> is found locked at OS level after the behaviour above in web browser.



  • Linux (Red Hat, SuSe)
  • HPUX
  • SAP NetWeaver all versions and associated products installation using SWPM


SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.1 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.2 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; 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


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