2076364 - FSH-00006 Return value of function getpwnam(root) is NULL | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2076364 - FSH-00006 Return value of function getpwnam(root) is NULL

Symptom

You run SWPM (Software Provisioning Manager) on a Unix operating system.
The SWPM fails at step user creation with error message:

ERROR      2014-10-01 11:58:51.641 [syuxcuser.cpp:2360]
           CSyUserImpl_getOsInfos(iastring sName, iastring sID, tSyUserInfo& msUserinfo)
           lib=syslib module=syslib
FSH-00006  Return value of function getpwnam(root) is NULL.

This message can be found in the 'sapinst_dev.log' inside sapinst_instdir.


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Environment

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

Keywords

FSH-00006, getpwnam, sapinst, SWPM, creating users , KBA , BC-INS-UNX , Installation Unix , BC-INS-SWPM , Installation with Software Provisioning Manager , Problem

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