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2526745 - ADS can not be started due to com.adobe~HSMBMCMgmtService error


  1.  ADS test reports FP_PDF_TEST_00 and FP_TEST_00 failed.
  2. Error from ADS server:
  • Application com.adobe/AdobeDocumentServices cannot be started. Reason: it has hard reference to service com.adobe~HSMBMCMgmtService, which is not active on the server because service has failed to start. Contact component owners to investigate the problem with service com.adobe~HSMBMCMgmtService.
  • java.rmi.RemoteException: Unable to start service 'com.adobe~HSMBMCMgmtService'. Reported reason: while trying to get the length of a null array loaded from local variable 'files'



  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe


SAP NetWeaver all versions


Adobe, ADS, Solaris, PPC, Power PC, X86, PPC64, com.adobe~HSMBMCMgmtService, HSMBMCMgmtService, Service [com.adobe~HSMBMCMgmtService] failed to start , KBA , BC-SRV-FP , Forms Processing , Problem

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