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2934583 - "Could not create or open file mapping" during an installation using SWPM

Symptom

Installation of a database instance fails with an error in sapinst_dev.log:

12096 0.01 0x00000004 ERROR occured (/depot/bas/sapjvm/81_REL/src/11//src/hotspot/share/runtime/thread.cpp:5815): VMCOs::init failed
12096 0.01 0x00000003 ERROR occured (/depot/bas/sapjvm/81_REL/src/11//src/hotspot/share/sap/jvmEnv.cpp:132): VMCOs::init: Initialization of the control area failed
12096 0.01 0x00000002 ERROR occured (/depot/bas/sapjvm/81_REL/src/11//src/hotspot/share/sap/controls.cpp:280): Controls::init: Could not create control area. Maybe old VMs are still running.
12096 0.01 0x00000001 ERROR occured (/depot/bas/sapjvm/81_REL/src/11//src/hotspot/os/windows/os_windows.cpp:5101): os::create_control_area: Could not create or open file mapping (filename=Local\sap_jvm_file_pid_10304_ 0) (size=45760) (error=5)
Error: Could not create the Java Virtual Machine.
Error: A fatal exception has occurred. Program will exit.


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Environment

Windows

Product

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

Keywords

Could not create or open file mapping, Could not create control area. Maybe old VMs are still running, SWPM , KBA , BC-INS-SWPM , Installation with Software Provisioning Manager , Problem

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