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2785069 - SAP fails to start with profile issues on IBM i

Symptom

  • SAP is failing to start on IBM i but is not giving any errors.
  • In the startsap log, there is something similar to:
  • readInstInfoFromProfile: examining profile
    "/usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/profile/<SID>_<INS>_<hostname>".
    collectSystemInfo: acknowledge as valid instance: <SID>_<INS>_<HOSTNAME>.
  • The profile mentioned here does not match the SID, instance name or hostname in your system, or what is found in /SAPMNT/<SID>/profile.
  • Possibly, /usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/PROFILE is showing as a DIR instead of a SYMLINK (option 12 in green screen, "work with links")

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Environment

SAP on IBM i

Keywords

iseries, IBM i, as/400, os/400, i5os, sapstart, startsap, stopsap, , KBA , BC-DB-DB4 , DB2 for AS/400 , Problem

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