2043164 - [PcdService.start] Start of PCD Service failed: Failed to create export root dir | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2043164 - [PcdService.start] Start of PCD Service failed: Failed to create export root dir

Symptom

  • AS Java is not starting.
     
  • When checking the defaultTrace files from startup the following exceptions can be found:

[PcdService.start] Start of PCD Service failed: Failed to create export root dir.
[EXCEPTION]
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Failed to create export root dir.
 at com.sapportals.portal.transport.app.TransportApplicationConfiguration.updateConfiguration(TransportApplicationConfiguration.java:258)
 at com.sap.tc.pcd.srv.PcdServiceConfigurationHandler.register(PcdServiceConfigurationHandler.java:145)
 at com.sapportals.portal.transport.app.TransportApplicationConfiguration.<init>(TransportApplicationConfiguration.java:238)
(...)

or

[PcdService.start] Start of PCD Service failed: Failed to create import root dir.
[EXCEPTION]
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Failed to create import root dir.
 at com.sapportals.portal.transport.app.TransportApplicationConfiguration.updateConfiguration(TransportApplicationConfiguration.java:276)
 at com.sap.tc.pcd.srv.PcdServiceConfigurationHandler.register(PcdServiceConfigurationHandler.java:145)
 at com.sapportals.portal.transport.app.TransportApplicationConfiguration.<init>(TransportApplicationConfiguration.java:238)
(...)

 

How to collect the defaultTrace files from startup:

  1. Shut down your AS Java;
  2. Remove all existing defaultTrace files (you may move them to a backup folder);
  3. Start the AS Java;
  4. Wait for startup to fail;
  5. Collect all defaultTrace files created.

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Environment

SAP NetWeaver Application Server Java

Product

SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; 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

Keywords

com.sap.portal.pcd.Gl.Service, Services Start Processor, Engine, Startup, Portal, Unavaiable, Server, PCD, Service, failed, com.sap.tc.pcd.gl.srv, Pcd.TransportApplicationExportRootDir, Pcd.TransportApplicationImportRootDir, TransportApplicationExportRootDir, TransportApplicationImportRootDir, , KBA , BC-PIN-PCD , PCD, Generic Layer Services , BC-JAS-COR , Enterprise Runtime, Core J2EE Framework , Problem

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