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2706525 - Bootstrap terminates with exit code 558 - Error while connecting to DB - ClassNotFoundException


AS Java fails to start and terminates at bootstrap phase. When opening ConfitTool it shows the error:


Error occured while scanning DB.
Msg: Error while connection to DB.

The following log entries can be detected:

  • dev_jstart:
    Node bootstrap failed: result 1, exit code 558.
  • dev_bootstrap:
    F  [Thr 7244] *** LOG => SfCJavaVm: exit hook is called. (rc = 558)

    F  ********************************************************************************
    F  *** ERROR => Java node 'Instance_bootstrap' terminated with exit code 558.
    F  ***
    F  *** Please see section 'Java program exit codes'
    F  *** in SAP Note 1316652 for additional information and trouble shooting advice.
    F  ********************************************************************************

    F  [Thr 7244] *** LOG => exiting (exitcode 558, retcode 1).
  • jvm_bootstrap and configtool.trc:
    [...] Error while connecting to DB.
    Caused by:<Specific DB related>Exception: Could not load class <Driver Name> with class loader
    Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: <Driver Name>
  • configtool.log:
    Error details: Error while connecting to DB.



  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server for Java all versions
  • All JDBC Driver versions


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