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2213403 - PREP_PRE_CHECK/PROFREAD: ERROR: Password for 'SYSTEM' does not work, please reenter.

Symptom

While performing an upgrade using Software Update Manager tool, phase 'PREP_PRE_CHECK/PROFREAD'  fails with following error in PROFREAD.LOG:

3 ETQ121 20150819134551: PID <nnnnn> execute '/usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/exe/uc/linuxx86_64/brconnect -u -c -f dbstate -RDB' in background, output written to '<SUM_dir>/abap/log/CHKSYSPWD.LOG'.
3 ETQ122 20150819134551: PID <nnnnn> exited with status 3 (time: 0.000/0.010/0.025 real/usr/sys)
4 ETQ399 20150819134551: WAITED for 1 processes to finish, 0 aborted.
4EETQ399 Dialogue validator 'DBAValidator' failed with 'ERROR: Password for 'SYSTEM' does not work, please reenter.
'.
4 ETQ399 Repeat dialog since input validation failed.

 

In the log CHKSYSPWD.LOG, error similar to following can be seen:

EXECUTING /usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/exe/uc/linuxx86_64/brconnect -u -c -f dbstate -RDB
BR0801I BRCONNECT 7.40 (<nn>)
BR0280I BRCONNECT time stamp: 2015-08-19 13:45:51
BR0262I Enter database user name[/password]:
BR0251E Function getpwuid() failed at location BrEnvProcess-104
BR1247E No password entry found for OS user ID <nnnnn>

BR0280I BRCONNECT time stamp: 2015-08-19 13:45:51
BR0804I BRCONNECT terminated with errors
SAPup> Process with PID <nnnnn> terminated with status 3 at 20150819134551!

 


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Environment

Upgrade using Software Update Manager on Oracle database and UNIX-style operating system 

Keywords

SYSTEM, SAPup, Enter the password for DB user "SYSTEM" , gid, orasid, sidadm, <sid>adm, <ora>sid, manager, etc/passwd, /etc/passwd, sapsys, App server, CI, SUM , KBA , BC-UPG-TLS-TLA , Upgrade tools for ABAP , BC-DB-ORA , Oracle , BC-OP-LNX , Linux , Problem

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