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2551097 - Error 'tnsnamesOraTemplate must point to an existing file' with SWPM


During a installation/system copy procedure, the SWPM fails with the following error:

Assertion failed: OraNetworkConfigurator.doClientNetworkConfiguration: Argument tnsnamesOraTemplate must point to an existing file

In step EXECUTE SERVICE-->Configure Oracle server network



  • SAP Systems based on Netweaver;
  • Oracle Database (Any Version).


SAP NetWeaver all versions


tnsnames.ora, tnsnames, errno 13, doClientNetworkConfiguration, OraNetworkConfigurator, permission denied, error 13, sapinst_dev , KBA , BC-DB-ORA , Oracle , BC-DB-ORA-SYS , Database Interface / DBMS for Oracle , Problem

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