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2530199 - Diagnostics Agent installation error "P4 connection to Solution Manager Diagnostics (SMD) server failed." - SAP Solution Manager 7.1 and 7.2


 The Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM) throws an error when installing the Diagnostics Agent and trying to connect the Agent directly through the SWPM Tool:

P4 connection to Solution Manager Diagnostics (SMD) server failed.

Choose "Cancel" to modify managing configuration of "OK" to continue.

If you choose to continue you will have to execute the smdsetup script later on.


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  • SWPM 1.0 SP 20 (or any lower version) 
  • OS: Windows Server (any version), Linux, Unix, AIX, any OS
  • Kernel version: any


SAP Solution Manager 7.1 ; SAP Solution Manager 7.2


P4 connection to Solution Manager Diagnostics (SMD) server failed , KBA , SV-SMG-INS-AGT , Installation of Solution Manager Diagnostics Agent , Problem

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