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2265399 - SWPM error: SAP ABAP Instances Cannot Be Found


When you use SWPM to perform export preparation or the export of a SAP system, it prompts the error "SAP ABAP Instances Cannot Be Found".

The screenshot below is for your reference. (Please note that the screen might be slightly different for you, e.g. sometimes there are instances being detected and will be listed/marked)





  • Unix based operating system
  • Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM)
  • NetWeaver 7.0 based system


SAP NetWeaver all versions


system copy; sapinst; preparation; heterogeneous; migration; database export; sapmnt; profile; noCentralInstanceFound; checkABAP; FCO-00011 , KBA , BC-INS-MIG , OS/DB Migrations with SWPM and DB refresh , Problem

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