2357254 - ERROR: Cannot create process 'E:\usr\sap\<SID>\DVEBMGS00\exe\sapcontrol.exe -format script -prot PIPE -host xxx -nr 00 -function GetProcessList': Error code #193 | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2357254 - ERROR: Cannot create process 'E:\usr\sap\<SID>\DVEBMGS00\exe\sapcontrol.exe -format script -prot PIPE -host xxx -nr 00 -function GetProcessList': Error code #193

Symptom

During the upgrade/update using Software Update Manager (SUM), the tool stops with following error message,

Directory: DIR_PUT/log/SAPupConsole.log
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>> 2016/08/19 15:28:57  START OF PHASE MAIN_PROFSTART/STOPSAP_TRANS
Locking SAP system ...
<< 2016/08/19 15:29:10  END OF PHASE   MAIN_PROFSTART/STOPSAP_TRANS
Severe error(s) occurred in phase MAIN_PROFSTART/STOPSAP_TRANS!
Last error code set: Process E:\usr\sap\<SID>\DVEBMGS00\exe/sapcontrol.exe exited with 1, see 'E:\usr\sap\<SID>\SUM\abap\log\SAPup.ECO' for details
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Directory: DIR_PUT/log/SAPup.ECO
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EXECUTING E:\usr\sap\<SID>\DVEBMGS00\exe\sapcontrol.exe -format script -prot PIPE -host <hostname> -nr <instance number> -function GetProcessList
ERROR: Cannot create process 'E:\usr\sap\<SID>\DVEBMGS00\exe\sapcontrol.exe -format script -prot PIPE -host <hostname> -nr <instance number> -function GetProcessList': Error code #193
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NOTE: This error can happen in any phase of upgrade. Here I have shown the example of the error occured during MAIN_PROFSTART/STOPSAP_TRANS phase of upgrade.


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Environment

Upgrade/update using SUM tool in windows environment

Product

SAP ERP all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions

Keywords

193, Error code #193, Cannot create process, sapcontrol.exe, sapcontrol, windows, SUM, Process , KBA , BC-UPG-TLS-TLA , Upgrade tools for ABAP , Problem

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