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1948117 - Exception condition "WRITE_FAILED" raised


  • During the installation of a SAP NetWeaver system, the installer stops with the following pop-up error:

  • Near the end of sapinst_dev.log file, you can see a similar message, such as the one below:

    ERROR      <date> <time>
    FCO-00011  The step runRADDBDIF with step key |NW_Doublestack_OneHost|ind|ind|ind|ind|0|0|NW_Onehost_System|ind|ind|ind|ind|onehost|0|NW_CI_Instance|ind|ind|ind|ind|ci|0|NW_CI_Instance_ABAP_Reports|ind|ind|ind|ind|auto.id:3|0|runRADDBDIF was executed with status ERROR ( Last error reported by the step: Unable to call function. Error message: Exception condition "WRITE_FAILED" raised. .).



  • SAP NetWeaver Systems as of NW 6.40 and up to NW 7.3;
  • Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM) tool;
  • Operating System Independent;
  • Database Independent.


SAP NetWeaver 2004 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; 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


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