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2803156 - SAP system does not start and ABAP Schema user is locked


  • You are starting an SAP system and it fails;
  • You notice that the ABAP Schema User gets locked;
  • You already updated the hdbuserstore with the updated/correct password;
  • You have tested command "R3trans -d" while logged as <sapsid>adm. The trans.log shows that the database was" connected;
  • You also tested "hdbsql -U DEFAULT" while logged as <sapsid>adm and you're able to connect and execute queries in the database;
  • You performed an audit trace with intructions from KBA 1855211;
  • You also found the CLIENT_HOST is the ABAP application server and APPLICATION_USER_NAME is the <sapsid>adm;
  • The ABAP Application Server uses a virtual hostname;



  • SAP HANA Platform;
  • SAP Systems based on SAP NetWeaver;


SAP HANA, platform edition all versions ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP for SAP S/4HANA all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions


Authentication failed, authenticate failed, user locked, user lock, SAP<SID>, sapsid, auditing, audit trail, system copy, database refresh, database copy , KBA , HAN-DB-SEC , SAP HANA Security & User Management , BC-DB-HDB-POR , Dictionary & Consistency checks for SAP HANA , HAN-DB-CLI , SAP HANA Clients (JDBC, ODBC) , Problem

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