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3206319 - AWS: SAP’s license check fails due to IMDS version changed to 2


After changing AWS Instance MetaData Service (IMDS) version from 1 to 2, SAP system can not start.

Message server log:

[Thr 1936] *** ERROR => no instanceId found [virtinfoxx.c 757]
[Thr 1936] *** ERROR => SlicGetHwId: unable to receive Amazon document or signature [slichwid.c   369]

[Thr 9884] *** ERROR => SlicGetHwId failed, rc=-1 [msxxserv.c 18024]



  • SAP system running on AWS.
  • Older AWS EC2 instance types which are based on the XEN Hypervisor.


no instanceId, SlicGetHwId,XEN, signature, nitro , KBA , BC-OP-LNX-AWS , Amazon Web Services , Problem

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