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2241073 - Error "Missing opening bracket for macro call" in PREP_INPUT_CHECK/SCANDIR_COLLECT phase of upgrade


During an upgrade using Software Update Manager (SUM) tool the upgrade stops in PREP_INPUT_CHECK/SCANDIR_COLLECT phase with similar error messages in logs,

Directory: DIR_PUT/log/SAPupConsole.log:
Severe error(s) occurred in phase PREP_INPUT_CHECK/SCANDIR_COLLECT!

Last error code set: Missing opening bracket for macro call 'pz20151103213032'

A trouble ticket and an archive with all relevant log files have been
Trouble ticket: "<DIR_PUT>/log/SAPup_troubleticket.log"
Log archive: "<DIR_PUT>/log/SAPup_troubleticket_logs.sar"

01) * Repeat phase PREP_INPUT_CHECK/SCANDIR_COLLECT to continue at the point it stopped
02) - Exit program
: Repeat phase PREP_INPUT_CHECK/SCANDIR_COLLECT to continue at the point it stopped

Directory: DIR_PUT/log/SCANDIR.LOG:
1 ETQ399 Scanning for IGS/IGS helper archives in download area.
2 ETQ399 Marking IGS archive archive '<Download direcotry>/igsexe_10-20007785.sar' with COPYIGS_EXE.
2 ETQ399 Marking IGS-helper archive archive '<Download directory>/igshelper_4-10010245.sar' with COPYIGS_EXE.
1 ETQ399 Executing action 'INFO'
1EETQ399 Last error code set is: Missing opening bracket for macro call 'pz20151103213032'
1EETQ204 Upgrade phase "SCANDIR_COLLECT" aborted with severe errors ("20151105110311")

 Note: The filename mentioned in this error message is just an example. The phrase 'pz20151103213032' could be replaced with any other filename.



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SAP ERP all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions


SUM, Upgrade, ABAP, Dual stack, EHP, update, SCANDIR, scan, SCANDIR_COLLECT, macro , KBA , BC-UPG-TLS-TLA , Upgrade tools for ABAP , Problem

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