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2770989 - Please choose a different SID for the SAP HANA database instance

Symptom

You are installing an SAP System on SAP HANA database. In the step "Database Instance", you get the following error:

"An SAP system of type ASCS having the SID <SID> and instance number <NR> already exists. Please choose a different SID for the SAP HANA database instance."

In the same host, there is already an ASCS installed with the same <SID> you have provided.


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Environment

  • SAP NetWeaver-based system on SAP HANA database;
  • SAP HANA Platform;

Product

SAP HANA, platform edition all versions ; SAP S/4HANA 1709

Keywords

ABAP, Tenant, SID, Database Parameters, Installation, SWPM, ASCS , KBA , HAN-LM-INS-SAP , Installation of SAP Systems on HANA , BC-INS-NT , Installation Windows , BC-INS-UNX , Installation Unix , BC-INS-SWPM , Installation with Software Provisioning Manager , Problem

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