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1837250 - Managed System Configuration - Activities fails with error: Cannot Lock Configuration; It is already locked.


During the Managed System Configuration for a JAVA or Dual-Stack system, some automatic activities fails with error:

  • Cannot lock Configuration; It is already locked.

For example, the error might happen in step "Enter System Parameters" when the JAVA Admin Credentials are tested using the 'Test Logon...' button. The error shown in this case is:

"A technical error occured. Java credentials could not be checked. Error Action failed : Configuration is locked:"


Another example is during the automatic activity 'JVM Parameters Setup', in this case the error shown is:

Saving or publication of properties to agents failed. Setup aborted

Details: Configuration is locked;

( Cannot lock Configuration; It is already locked.)

The following picture described the error:




  • Solution Manager 7.10
  • Solution Manager Diagnostics


SAP Solution Manager 7.1


KBA , SV-SMG-INS-DIA , Configuration of Root Cause Analysis related infrastructure , Problem

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