SAP Knowledge Base Article - Preview

2415383 - Error occurred: null not allowed as link path for DerivedConfiguration.setLink() during System copy

Symptom

During the installation phase of a system copy/migration of an AS Java system, Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM) fails with an error in "Performing initial Java engine configuration".

error.png

You start to analyze the problem according to SAP KBA

2142461 - How to start analysing issues in SWPM

The 'sapinst_dev.log' ends with an error similar to this:
"Last error reported by the step: Java EE Engine configuration error. DIAGNOSIS: See output of log file configtool.0.trc: '"

Open mentioned file 'configtool.0.trc' in a text editor of your choice and you will see this:

"com.sap.ASJ.cft.000075#BC-JAS-ADM-ADM-CFT#sap.com~tc~je~configtool#C0001EB16C6200000000000112A90E78###configtool########Thread[Thread-5,5,main]#Plain##
Critical error occurred while working with Configuration - instance is not created.
com.sap.engine.frame.core.configuration.ConfigurationException: Error occurred: null not allowed as link path for DerivedConfiguration.setLink()
 at com.sap.engine.core.configuration.impl.WriteAccessDerivedConfiguration.setLink(WriteAccessDerivedConfiguration.java:230)
 at com.sap.engine.configtool.batch.task.CreateNewInstanceTask.go(CreateNewInstanceTask.java:160)
 at com.sap.engine.configtool.batch.task.TasksManager.run(TasksManager.java:217)
 at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:763)"

Note that the text in bold must match!


Read more...

Environment

  • Unix based operating system
  • Any RDBMS
  • NetWeaver 7.1 or higher based AS Java system

Product

SAP NetWeaver 7.1 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4

Keywords

installation, system copy, migration, return code 183, nw.configError, BatchInstall , KBA , BC-INS , Inst.Tools - Use subcomponents; SAP Note 1669327 , Problem

About this page

This is a preview of a SAP Knowledge Base Article. Click more to access the full version on SAP ONE Support launchpad (Login required).

Search for additional results

Visit SAP Support Portal's SAP Notes and KBA Search.