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2242275 - Connect failed: Wrong database ID or Database SID cannot be empty in SWPM


Case 1:

You want to install an Additional Application server to an existing SAP system running on a HANA database. During SWPM dialog phase, the Database ID is determined wrong but the according field cannot be changed leading to a subsequent failure in the connection to the database.
Sapinst throws an error: "Connect failed: Wrong database ID! Given: <wrong DBSID> Found: <correct DBSID>"


Case 2:

You want to rename an existing SAP system running on a HANA database. During SWPM Define parameters phase, you encounter an error:

"Database SID cannot be empty"




  • Any Operating system
  • SAP system based on SAP NetWeaver 7.1 and higher
  • HANA Database
  • The name of the SAP system (SID) is different to the name of the database HANA (DBSID)


SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP S/4HANA all versions


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