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2188831 - Error while setting real user to [number] during System Copy Export

Symptom

During a system copy, export phase, Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM)/sapinst is stuck in phase "Define parameters" with no error message to be seen.

Further investigation reveals, in file 'syslib_priv.log' (located in sapinst_instdir) an error message like:

"Error occured while setting up current process environment:
 Error while setting real user to 1234"

where '1234' stands for a random number.


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Environment

  • Unix operating system
  • NetWeaver 7.x based system
  • Any Database system

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

sapinst, SWPM, real user, export, Unix, system copy , KBA , BC-INS , Inst.Tools - Use subcomponents; SAP Note 1669327 , Problem

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