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2430694 - SWPM Error: "Assertion failed: Unable to update secure storage files"


  • While performing an install or migration, the Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM) fails
  • The following error message can be found in the sapinst_dev.log:

WARNING <date> <time>
Execution of the command "rsecssfx put DB_CONNECT/DEFAULT_DB_PASSWORD -valuefile valuefile.txt -valuefile7bit" finished with return code 249. Output:
SSFX-0348: Value file "valuefile.txt" cannot be opened for read:
Permission denied (errno = 13)

ERROR <date> <time>
Assertion failed: Unable to update secure storage files. Refer to trace file sapinst_dev.log for further information.

ERROR <date> <time>
The step syb_step_add_secstore_info with step key |NW_ABAP_OneHost|ind|ind|ind|ind|0|0|NW_Onehost_System|ind|ind|ind|ind|onehost|0|NW_CreateDBandLoad|ind|ind|ind|ind|createdbandload|0|
NW_CreateDB|ind|ind|ind|ind|createdb|0|NW_SYB_DB|ind|ind|ind|ind|SYB_DB_CONTEXT|0|syb_step_add_secstore_info was executed with status ERROR




  • Software Provisioning Manager tool (SWPM);
  • Systems based on SAP NetWeaver 7.1 or higher;
  • Database Sybase (ASE);
  • Operating System Unix-based.


SAP NetWeaver 7.1 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.2 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3


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