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1729530 - Sapinst error: FCO-00052 DIAGNOSIS: The GUI could not be started automatically.


You want to start the Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM) by executing sapinst but the GUI cannot be started.
In the file 'sapinst_dev.log' you find the error message below:

The GUI could not be started...

ERROR 2012-05-24 14:56:13.612 [sixxbmanagement.cpp:2795]
FCO-00052 DIAGNOSIS: The GUI could not be started automatically. SOLUTION: Make sure that the GUI is installed in the folder "jar" in the sapinst directory, that Java is installed on this host and the environment variable SAPINST_JRE_HOME points to the root directory of your Java installation

Preceeding this message the failing command is listed and contains these lines:

CreateProcessWithLogonW failed; Error code 1058
startCreateProcessWithLogon failed; Error code 1058


LogonUser failed (<domain>\<username>): Error code 1385
startCreateProcessWithLogon failed; Error code 1358

Note: This support document is only valid for the SWPM versions before SWPM 1.0 SP20 when the SL Common UI was introduced.
         Find more information about the SL Common UI in 2480194 - FAQ: SL Common GUI - The new web browser based UI of SWPM



  • Windows OS
  • Sapinst 720
  • SAPINST_JRE_HOME variable is set


FCO-00052, sapinst, SAPINST_JRE_HOME, Windows, GUI, JDK, Java, Installation, GUIServer, CreateProcessWithLogonW, startCreateProcessWithLogon, Error, code, 1058, sapinst, 720, 1358 , KBA , BC-INS , Installation Tools (SAP Note 1669327) , Problem

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