2080991 - Install a multi-host HANA DB with non-shared data and log storage | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2080991 - Install a multi-host HANA DB with non-shared data and log storage

Symptom

You want to install a multiple-host HANA database without standby nodes in a non-shared environment. (If you have standby nodes then it's a storage shared HANA environment.)
Data and logs are on each host have separate storages. When installing the HAN Database, installation stops with error below:

hdblcm.log

Output line 1:
Output line 2: adding host <hostname> to distributed landscape with role=worker, group=default, subpath=2 ...
Output line 3: error 5514: cannot modify the system;host to be added cannot access shared data,log path:
Output line 4: - if path should be shared: mount path before addhost
Output line 5: - if path is not shared: set global.ini/[persistence]/basepath_shared=no but then host failover and standby hosts are not possible
Output line 6: failed.
Program terminated with exit code 1

hdbaddhost.log

INFO: Add new host '<hostname>' to SAP HANA Database system '<SID>'
INFO:   Checking whether the operating system is ready to perform gcc assemblies
[......]
INFO:       Starting external program /usr/sap/<SID>/HDB<Instance>/exe/hdbnsutil
INFO:         Command line is: /usr/sap/<SID>/HDB<instance>/exe/hdbnsutil -reconfig
INFO:         Output line 1: nameserver <hostname>:3<instance>01 not responding.
INFO:         Output line 2: done.
INFO:         Program terminated with exit code 0
INFO:       Switching back to root user.
INFO:     Starting  at host '<hostname>', parameters: instance number = <instance>, user = <sid>tadm
ERR :     Cannot establish http connection to unix domain socket '/tmp/.sapstream50213' (No such file or directory)
INFO:     Messages from trace files
ERR : Add host failed

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Environment

  • HANA platform 1.0
  • HANA platform 2.0

Product

SAP HANA 1.0, platform edition ; SAP HANA, platform edition 2.0

Keywords

scaleout, scale out, non-shared storage, basepath_shared, global.ini, [persistence] , KBA , HAN-LM-PLT , SAP HANA Platform Lifecycle Management , HAN-DB , SAP HANA Database , How To

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