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3339333 - sapcontrol commands fail with 401 Unauthorized response on Windows


While logged as SIDadm, on Windows OS, sapcontrol commands for protected web methods fail with 401 Unauthorized response. This happens if Windows named pipes protocol is not explicitly set to be used in sapcontrol commands (-prot PIPE). 

The command result will be like below example:

sapcontrol -nr <instance number> -function Start

FAIL: HTTP Error, HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized



SAP NetWeaver running on Windows OS


SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions


FAIL: HTTP Error, HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized, -prot PIPE, authentication, Windows named pipes, SIDadm, protected web methods, SAP NetWeaver running on Windows OS. , KBA , BC-CST-STS , Startup Service , Problem

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