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1904826 - Connect via SAPUSER not supported for kernel >= 740 - error in upgrade


You are running a system Upgrade and it stops with the following error message:

*** ERROR => Connect via SAPUSER not supported for kernel >= 740

Please notice that this error can happen in any phase that requires a call do the database, like:

"<html><body> <p><em>ERROR:</em>The new SAP tools in /usr/sap/d2dadm/SUM/abap/exe cannot connect to your database.</p>"

       "4 ETW000 [ dbsloci.,00000] *** ERROR => Connect via SAPUSER not supported for kernel >= 740. 18 0.006407 4 ETW000 [ dev trc,00000] Only Secure Connect method possible."

"Import phase 'CHECK_REQUIREMENTS' (14.05.2013, 11:28:09) Error during executing the tp command 'tp CONNECT SCU ...' tp return code: '0200' , tp message: 'ERROR: see tp's stdout (Standard Out may not be av' , tp output: ERROR: Connect to SCU failed (20130514112809, probably wrong

"ERROR: Connect to MPE failed (20130826132024, probably wrong environment)."

Among others. You are not able to proceed.



  • SAP NetWeaver release independent
  • Kernel release 740


SAP NetWeaver 2004 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0


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