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3214066 - Sap start service fails to start due to Error 1053 - NetWeaver


  • SAP start service SAP<SID>_<Instance number> fails to start. The errors are as below.
    ERROR  1053 : The service did not respond to the start of control request in timely fashion
  • Open the Event Viewer with "Start" -> "Control Panel" -> "Administrative Tools" -> "Event Viewer".
    You will find the corresponding entry from application log. It may record the service could not reach the instance profile or the sap executable  can not start.



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