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2998501 - DB6: Command startsap fails to start database

Symptom

After database upgrade, you find startsap command fails to start up database.

You have to manually run command "db2start" with db2<sid> user to bring up database instance first.

startsap.trc
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{11:11:11 ## Database() start: @=start
{11:11:11 ## getExePath() start: @=startdb
EXEDIR=/usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/exe/run
EXECMD=/usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/exe/run/startdb
}11:11:11 ## getExePath() done: 0
Running /usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/exe/run/startdb 
DB startup failed
Exit code 5

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startdb.log
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R3trans connect to the database
R3trans check finished with return code: 12
R3trans connect failed
Notify your SAP/database administrator

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Environment

SAP on IBM Db2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows

Keywords

startsap, startdb, DB2COMM, , KBA , BC-DB-DB6 , DB2 Universal Database for Unix / NT , BC-DB-DB6-UPG , Upgrade SAP System , Problem

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