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2490195 - SAP System not starting due to ShmProtect errors


When trying to start SAP. The startup fails and "ShmProtect" errors are observed at the trace files.

For example:

*** ERROR => ShmProtect(57,3) shmat(1560281325,0xffffffff71a00000,(SHM_RND | 0)) (22: Invalid argument) [shmux.c 2622]
*** ERROR => ShmProtect(SHM_PROFILE [dpxxprf.c 2018]

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  • SAP Netweaver release independent
  • SAP running on Linux/UNIX servers


SAP NetWeaver all versions


Start up, Start-up, fail , KBA , BC-CST-STS , Startup Service , BC-OP-LNX , Linux , BC-OP-AIX , IBM AIX , BC-OP-HPX , HP-UX , BC-OP-SUN , SUN Solaris , Problem

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