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2879503 - AS Java is not getting started with exit code 2150 - DOCTYPE is disallowed


AS Java is not starting and fails with exit code 2150. This issue commonly happens when upgrading the SAP NetWeaver, during the Execution Phase of the SUM tool.

Deployment Log shows following entries
Dec 30, 2019 1:20:42 AM [Error ]: The following problem has occurred during step execution: Could not update components.
Deployment of queue Queue_2019.12.24 at 08:35:33 completed with error Could not connect to Deploy Controller. Make sure that AS Java and Deploy Controller service are running.

dev_jstart<X> files shows following entries:
F [Thr 01] *** LOG => Process server0 stopped.
F [Thr 01] *** WARNING => Node server0 failed: result 1, exit code 2150. [sfxxnode.hpp 1034]
F ********************************************************************************

dev_server<X> files shows following entries:
F *** ERROR => Java node 'server0' terminated with exit code 2150.
F *** Please see section 'Java program exit codes'
F *** in SAP Note 1316652 for additional information and trouble shooting advice.

std_server<X> files shows following entries:
Service [] start ================= ERROR =================
CSN Component [BC-JAS-SEC-UME], DC Name [] Start of UME service failed. Check help topic "Start of UME Service Failed". Technical details: DOCTYPE is disallowed when the feature "" set to true.

Caused by: DOCTYPE is disallowed when the feature "" set to true.

FATAL: Critical shutdown with exit code [2150] was requested due to [AS Java cannot be started; core service [] failed to start]



  • SAP NetWeaver AS Java 7.3
  • SAP NetWeaver AS Java 7.4
  • SAP NetWeaver AS Java 7.5


SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5


Exit Code 2150, Issue during Upgrade, DOCTYPE is disallowed,,,  DOCTYPE is disallowed when the feature "<URL>" set to true. , KBA , BC-JAS-SEC-UME , User Management Engine , Problem

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