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2190938 - SUM phase UPDATE-ENGINE-BOOTSTRAP fails with Could not update bootstrap


While running SUM, in phase UPDATE-ENGINE-BOOTSTRAP fails with the following error message:

[Error ]: The following problem has occurred during step execution: Could not update bootstrap.
Could not synchronize bootstrap for instance <INSTANCE_NAME>.
The AS Java controller could not perform action os process execute on instance <INSTANCE_NUMBER>.
Return code condition success evaluated to false for process sapcontrol for action os process execute.

In the latest SAPCONTROL_OSEXECUTE_00_XX.OUT you can see:

FAIL: HTTP error, HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized



  • Operating system based on Unix (HP-UX, Linux, Solaris)
  • DB Independent
  • Distributed System


SAP NetWeaver all versions


KBA , BC-UPG-TLS-TLJ , Upgrade tools for Java , BC-CST-STS , Startup Service , Problem

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