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2505298 - CIM_ERR_FAILED: Instance referenced in role Collection does not exist


While import of SAP_CR in System Landscape Directory (SLD), the following error message raised:

CIM_ERR_FAILED: Maximum error limit reached during import (see log for details)


In the sld.log file (which can be collected following SAP note 1235043), the following message shows:


CIM_ERR_FAILED: Instance referenced in role Collection does not exist:
Association class: SAP_Class,
Collection: SAP_SoftwareComponentLine.Name="xxxx",Vendor="",
Member: SAP_SoftwareComponent.ElementTypeID="99999999999999",Name="xxxx",Vendor="",Version="99.99".: Instance of SAP_ExportInstCreation.
Embedded instance(s): Target instance = SAP_MemberOfComponentLine.Collection=ref"SAP_SoftwareComponentLine.Name=\"xxxx\",Vendor=\"\"",Member=ref"SAP_SoftwareComponent.ElementTypeID=\"99999999999999\",

Note: Class names and numbers above are not real



  • SAP System based on SAP NetWeaver JAVA;
  • System Landscape Directory (SLD);
  • CR Content Update / SAP_CR Import;
  • Database Independent;
  • Operating System Independent.


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


CR Content, Importing, Repair, Repairing , KBA , BC-CCM-SLD , System Landscape Directory / Component Repository , Problem

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