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2404777 - "An internal error occurred: codecvt facette::in could not convert character" error during sapinst/SWPM/70SWPM execution


Software Provisioning Manager tool (SWPM/70SWPM) stops due to the following error:

An internal error occurred: codecvt facette::in could not convert character.

Example in sapinst_dev.log:

ERROR <timestamp> (<user>) [csistepexecute.cpp:1103] id=controller.stepExecuted errno=FCO-00011
The step installMMC with step key |NW_Java_OneHost|ind|ind|ind|ind|0|0|NW_Onehost_System|ind|ind|ind|ind|onehost|0|NW_System|ind|ind|ind|ind|system|0|installMMC was executed with status ERROR ( Last error reported by the step: An internal error occurred: codecvt facette::in could not convert character..).



  • Software Provisioning Manager;
  • Any version of SAP Systems based on SAP NetWeaver;
  • Database Independent;
  • Operational System Windows configured with a system language non-English.


SAP NetWeaver all versions


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