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1925379 - "FAIL: sapstart not found" , unable to start instance

Symptom

The instance cannot be started by 'startsap' or 'startsap r3 <instance>' command.
Following error is displayed on the screen:

[...]
FAIL: sapstart not found

-------------------------------------------
<time>
startup of Instance failed
[...]

Identical error is reported in $HOME/startsap_<instance>.log logfile (by default /home/<sid>adm/startsap_<instance>.log)
The flow of commands is logged in startsap.trc in home folder of <sid>adm user.


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Environment

  • Operating system Unix (HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, AIX)

Keywords

startsap sapstart startsap.trc , KBA , BC-CST-STS , Startup Service , BC-INS , Inst.Tools - Use subcomponents; SAP Note 1669327 , BC-CST , Client/Server Technology , Problem

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