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2763420 - NW Java upgrade stops with error at WAIT_PORTAL_IMPORT phase


  • When upgrading NW Java system, SUMs raises an error at WAIT_PORTAL_IMPORT phase and stops;
  • After checking SAP Notes 2643575 or 2336548 it is identified that:
    • System is NOT in SAFE Mode;
    • There are no OLD .EPA files at the delayed deployment folder;
    • There are no .err files at delayed deployment folder;
  • Checking the startup defaultTrace file (see SAP Note 1959839 - Fresh DefaultTraces after engine's restart) the following exception is found:

    Application cannot be started. Reason: it has hard reference to application <HARD_REFERENCED_APPLICATION>, which is not active on the server because  application fails to start with errors. Contact component owners to investigate the problem with application <HARD_REFERENCED_APPLICATION>.



  • NetWeaver Application Server Java
  • Enterprise Portal


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