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2157510 - BOE Install hanging and failing with syntax errors


  • On a Redhat (RJEL) 6x linux server, BOE XI 3.1 SP5 full installer hangs and throws syntax errors during installation.
  • Even a fresh install fails with following syntax error as shown below
  • "module: line 1: syntax error: unexpected end of file".
  • sh: error importing function definition from module.
  • There are some other RH 6.5 environments where this error was not encountered before.
  • All prerequisites as specified in the SAP PAM for this product and OS have been verified and met.




SAP BOE XI 3.1 SP5 and above
Red Hat Linux ( RHEL ) 6.5


SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


BOE XI 3.1 SP5 RHEL redhat 6.5 6.x 6.0 bash ksh shell module error hang fail , KBA , BI-BIP-INS , Installation, Updates, Upgrade, Patching , BI-BIP-DEP , Webapp Deployment, Networking, Vulnerabilities, Webservices , Problem

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