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2171418 - RZ03: Work directory differs, Instance not configured

Symptom

  • Following error appears in RZ03:
    • Work directory differs
    • Instance not configured
       
  • When simulating an operation mode switch via RZ03 Control > Switch operation mode > Simulate, this kind of error may happen:

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| Switching NOT possible for the following servers                                                
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| Reason: Server is configured in operation mode but is not active. It must be started.
| <HOSTname1>_<SID>_<NR>
| <HOSTname2>_<SID>_<NR>
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| Reason: Server is active but not configured in operation mode. It must be stopped. 
| <hostname1>_<SID>_<NR>
| <hostname2>_<SID>_<NR>
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Note the difference between Server Name in SM51 and RZ03 - uppercase vs. lowercase.

  • Unjustified alerts in RZ20 under \System Configuration\Instance Status\...:
     
    Active - Instance incorrectly configured
     

    The instance is however correctly configured.

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Environment

  • SAP NetWeaver 7.0
  • SAP NetWeaver 7.3
  • SAP NetWeaver 7.4
  • 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
  • and all products running on them

Product

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

RZ04 , KBA , BC-CCM-CNF-OPM , Operation Modes , Problem

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