1850016 - ERROR: The port xxx/tcp is already occupied. This port is reserved for the shadow system and must be freed | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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1850016 - ERROR: The port xxx/tcp is already occupied. This port is reserved for the shadow system and must be freed

Symptom

During the upgrade phase PREP_INSTALL/SHDINST_REQ SUM stops on error:

The error message is: 
ERROR: The port 3600/tcp is already occupied.
            This port is reserved for the shadow system and must be freed.
            Check the configuration in C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc\services
            and make sure that the port is free.

 


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Environment

  • Software Update Manager 1.0 SP06 PL4
  • SAP ECC6 EHP5

 

Product

SAP Apparel and Footwear 6.4

Keywords

PREP_INSTALL/INITSHD "Checking instance number 0", "Forbidden instance number", UPG KBA   , KBA , BC-UPG-PRP , Upgrade Preparation , Problem

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