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1678319 - NoClassDefFoundError in step getUsageTypes during export of Distributed or HA environment


  • Performing a system copy;
  • During export  the database of a Distributed or High Availability (HA) NW 7.0 system, SAPinst fails in step getUsageTypes;
  • In sapinst_dev.log, you see the following error in the end of the log:

    ERROR <timestamp>

    FCO-00011  The step getUsageTypes with step key |NW_Export|ind|ind|ind|ind|0|0|NW_Java_Export_Dialog|ind|ind|ind|ind|5|0|getUsageTypes was executed with status ERROR .
  • Additionally, a warning similar to the one below can be found before the error:

    WARNING    <timestamp> 

    Execution of the command "C:\j2sdk1.4.2_26-x64\bin\java.exe -classpath D:\usr\sap\ABC\SYS\global\sltools\sharedlib\launcher.jar -showversion -Xmx256m 
    \\BRSLETST/sapmnt/ABC/SYS/global/security/lib/tools/iaik_jce.jar; \\BRSLETST/sapmnt/ABC/SYS/global/security/lib/tools/iaik_jsse.jar; \\BRSLETST/sapmnt/ABC/SYS/global/security/lib/tools/iaik_smime.jar; \\BRSLETST/sapmnt/ABC/SYS/global/security/lib/tools/iaik_ssl.jar; \\BRSLETST/sapmnt/ABC/SYS/global/security/lib/tools/w3c_http.jar; D:/usr/sap/ABC/SYS/global/sltools/sharedlib/; D:/usr/sap/ABC/SYS/global/sltools/sharedlib/; D:/usr/sap/ABC/SYS/global/sltools/sharedlib/antlr.jar; D:/usr/sap/ABC/SYS/global/sltools/sharedlib/exception.jar; D:/usr/sap/ABC/SYS/global/sltools/sharedlib/jddi.jar; D:/usr/sap/ABC/SYS/global/sltools/sharedlib/logging.jar; D:/usr/sap/ABC/SYS/global/sltools/sharedlib/offlineconfiguration.jar; D:/usr/sap/ABC/SYS/global/sltools/sharedlib/opensqlsta.jar; D:/usr/sap/ABC/SYS/global/sltools/sharedlib/tc_sec_secstorefs.jar; D:/usr/sap/ABC/SYS/global/sltools/sharedlib/; D:/usr/sap/ABC/SYS/global/sltools/sharedlib/SDMutil.jar; D:/usr/sap/ABC/SYS/global/sltools/sharedlib/SLUtil.jar; D:\usr\sap\ABC\JC01\exe\mssjdbc\base.jar; D:\usr\sap\ABC\JC01\exe\mssjdbc\util.jar; D:\usr\sap\ABC\JC01\exe\mssjdbc\sqlserver.jar; D:\usr\sap\ABC\JC01\exe\mssjdbc\spy.jar -export -type=keydb "-expfile=C:/Program Files/sapinst_instdir/NW04S/LM/COPY/MSS/EXP/DISTRIBUTED/AS-JAVA/EXPCI/usages_data.xml" -log=UTL_load_usages.log -sid=ABC -dsn=jdbc/pool/ABC -ssprops=D:/usr/sap/ABC/SYS/global/security/data/ -ssk=D:/usr/sap/ABC/SYS/global/security/data/SecStore.key" finished with return code 1. Output: 
    java version "1.4.2_26"
    Java(TM) Platform, Standard Edition for Business (build 1.4.2_26-b03)
    Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 1.4.2_26-b03, mixed mode)
    java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: com/sap/engine/offline/OfflineToolStart

* The example above was extracted during a system copy based on Windows system


Note: There is a similar error message 'java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: com/sap/engine/offline/OfflineToolStart' explained in documents below, but the installation scenario is different and so is the solution:

  • #1903663 - Java class is not found:
  • #2096129 - Class not found: com/sap/engine/offline/OfflineToolStart - Error in SWPM



  • So far, this issue has only been observed in SAP NetWeaver 7.0
  • The system is installed in Distributed or HA environment
  • It can occur in Unix/Linux or Windows


SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0


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