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3203165 - Startup fails at error 'nameserver: Couldn't find own nameserver in topology'


HANA system cannot be started and you can find similar error from traces:

  • nameserver trace

[Thread ID]{-1}[5/-1] <timestamp> f NameServer       TREXNameServer.cpp(03732) : Couldn't find own nameserver in topology (<hostname>:<port>)
 -> stopping instance ...
[Thread ID]{-1}[5/-1] <timestamp> i DaemonClient     Client.cpp(00074) : Sending signal 2

  • daemon trace

[Thread ID]{-1}[-1/-1] <timestamp> i Daemon           SignalsUNIX.cpp(00583) : signo 2=SIGINT from user. errno 0 code 0. Requested 'QUIT'. Sender pid <PID>, real user 'sidadm'=1001, executable 'hdbnameserver'
[Thread ID]{-1}[-1/-1] <timestamp> i Daemon           Daemon.cpp(01076) : Comment file contains: nameserver: Couldn't find own nameserver in topology (<hostname>:<port>)

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  • SAP HANA Platform 1.0
  • SAP HANA Platform 2.0


SAP HANA, platform edition all versions


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