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3368434 - SAP system does not start


System fails to start and dev_disp in work folder under the path “/usr/sap/<SID>/Instance<Nr>/work"  shows below error:



*** ERROR => DpIcmCreate: execv /usr/sap/SYS/exe/run/icman (2: No such file or directory) [dpuxdisp.c   975]
***LOG Q0C=> DpIcmCreate, execv (/usr/sap/SYS/exe/run/icman) [dpuxdisp.c   976]


DpCheckPreemptionTicker: created thread for DpPremptionTicker
*** ERROR => Internet Communication Manager (pid 32214) died [dpIcman.c    313]

********** SERVER SNAPSHOT 1 (Reason: ICMAN died / Time: Sun Aug 20 10:33:56 2023) - begin **********


***LOG Q41=> DpDumpInternalTables,  () [dpxxdisp.c   3718]
*** DP_FATAL_ERROR => Internet Communication manager could not be started - I better exit now

However no ICM trace (dev_icm) trace file is created in work folder.



  • SAP Netweaver
  • ABAP Platform
  • Internet Communication Manager (ICM)


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions


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