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2262544 - Errors while attempting to install SAPHOSTAGENT (SAP BI Platform Support Tool 2.x)

Symptom

While performing the steps to install SAP Host Agent on Unix Platforms using the steps outlined in: "How to install the SAP Host Agent on Unix Platforms - Business Intelligence (BusinessObjects) - SCN Wiki"
below errors were seen:

  1. Command: SAPCAR* -xvf SAPHOST*.SAR OR Command: SAPCAR* -xvf SAPHOSTAGENT207_207-20005731.SAR Response: -bash: SAPCAR_721-20010450.EXE: command not found
  2. Command: ./SAPCAR.sh -xvf SAPHOSTAGENT207_207-20005731.SAR Response: -bash: ./SAPCAR.sh: Permission denied
  3. Command: ./saphostexec -install Response: Install service sh: /usr/sbin/useradd: Permission denied [Thr 140318646814496] Tue Dec 29 18:02:04 2015 [Thr 140318646814496] *** WARNING => useradd exit with status 126 [OsUtilux.cpp 404] [ERROR] Create user sapadm failed

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Environment

  • SAP BI Platform Support Tool 2.x
  • SAPHOSTAGENT
  • Linux

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2

Keywords

Patch History, Hardware Summary, BI 4.1, BI 4.0, BI 4.x, BI4, SAP HOST AGENT , KBA , BI-BIP-DEP , SBOP Web Application Deployment, Wdeploy , Problem

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