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1917100 - How can I create symbolic link for \SYS from SAP Global Host to application server's host during the installation using Software Provisioning Manager Tool

Symptom

During the installation of distributed system or of high-availability system on Windows Server 2008 (R2) and higher, using SAPinst (SWPM tool according the sapnote: #1680045), the \SYS directory is not created by SWPM tool on application server's host in the path: \\<SAPLOCALHOST>\SAPLOC\.

\SYS folder is available only on the disk in path: \\<SAPGLOBALHOST>\sapmnt\  (in clustered environments it's the shared disk where you find sapmnt share)

(The standard SAP System directory structures for every system types can be found in the SAP system installation guides in the phase "SAP Directories", which are available on the link: http:\\service.sap.com\instguides.)


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Environment

  • SAP Releases based on NetWeaver 7.0#
  • Windows Server 2008 (R2) and higher

Keywords

SWPM, symbolic link , KBA , BC-INS-NT , Installation Windows , BC-OP-NT , Windows , Problem

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