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2391089 - MsSCommInit: NiBufListen(3901) (rc=NIESERV_USED) on AIX

Symptom

SAP system cannot start (during upgrade, Support Package update, while startsap).
In dev_ms following error appears:

[Thr 01] ***LOG Q0I=> NiIBindSocket: bind (67: Address already in use) [nixxi.cpp 3735]
[Thr 01] *** ERROR => NiIBindSocket: SiBind failed for hdl 25/sock 11
    (SI_EPORT_INUSE/67; I4; ST; 0.0.0.0:3901) [nixxi.cpp    3735]
[Thr 01] *** ERROR => MsSCommInit: NiBufListen(3901) (rc=NIESERV_USED) [msxxserv_mt. 12505]


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Environment

  • AIX operating system
  • SAP NetWeaver All versions
  • all products running on the above

Product

SAP NetWeaver all versions

Keywords

SAPup , SUM , nimsh , nimaux , port , 3901 , 3902 , tcp , udp , KBA , BC-CST-MS , Message Service , BC-OP-AIX , IBM AIX , Problem

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