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1900549 - Add-on install fails due to inactive nametab


An add-on installation terminates in the Main Import or ABAP Dictionary Distribution phases due to an inconsistency in the nametab.
The following messages can be found in the phase logs:

  • No active nametab exists for <table name>
    Termination due to inconsistencies



This issue can be observed during Add-on installations for ABAP systems via SUM or SAINT. The following holds:

  • Any ABAP Add-on
  • SAP System release independent
  • SUM/SAINT release independent


SAP NetWeaver all versions


Addon, Update, Upgrade, Installation, Crash, Mode flag: E, Return code: 9, Dump, DD object, Queue, Import, OCS package, Support Package, SP, Plugin, Fault, Discrepancy, Process, New version, Missing table, Inconsistent definition, IMPORT_PROPER, SAINT, SPAM, ABAP, ST-A/PI , KBA , BC-UPG-ADDON , Upgrade Add-On Components , BC-DWB-DIC-AC , ABAP Dictionary Activation and Conversion , Problem

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