You are unable to stop or start an SAP system with Main Menu options on IBM i
The system will stop/start if the instance number is specified instead of *ALL option.
After the failed start, look at the joblog of your session (DSPJOBLOG) and go to the bottom.
You see errors similar to those below...
collectSystemInfo: found central instance DVEBMGS<NN> on host saptst_
but central instance already exists as DVEBMGS<NN> on host saptst_
RtvSidCfg: <SID> system info status is not OK (2).
StopAllInstances: Stopping all instances of system <SID> is not possible.
System configuration can not be retrieved.
O4STRSTP: Stopping all instances of system <SID> failed.
SAP on IBM i
KBA , BC-OP-AS4 , IBM AS/400 , BC-DB-DB4 , DB2 for AS/400 , Problem
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