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3381113 - The sapinst tool produces an error message stating, "NiIWakeupBind: NiIBind failed," and fails to initiate.


The sapinst is called but it does not go up.

In /root/.sapinst (UNIX) or %USERPROFILE%\.sapinst (Windows) directory, there are messages like:

WARNING <timestamp>  (root/sapinst) (startInstallation) [syxxcnwmgt.cpp:226] iastring CSyNetworkMgtImpl::getDNSDomainName() const
Unable to determine parameter "DNS domain name". DNS domain name is not configured in resolv.conf (UNIX) or the registry (Windows) and neither getaddrinfo nor gethostbyname could retrieve it.

When open the file dev_webdisp (in same directory), you see similar to this:

[Thr 140630065238912] ***LOG Q0I=> NiIBindSocket: <ip number>:64999: bind (99: Cannot assign requested address) [/bas/753_REL/src/base/ni/nixxi.cpp 3939]
[Thr 140630065238912] *** ERROR => NiIBindSocket: SiBind failed for hdl 9/sock 8
(SI_EADDR_NAVAIL/99; I4; DG; <ip number>:64999) [nixxi.cpp 3939]
[Thr 140630065238912] *** ERROR => NiIWakeupBind: NiIBind failed (rc=-16) [nixxi.cpp 10321]
[Thr 140630065238912] *** ERROR => NiWakeupOpen: NiIWakeupBind failed (rc=-16) [nixxi.cpp 9955]
[Thr 140630065238912] *** ERROR => IcmInit: NiWakeupOpen failed [icxxman.c 2444]



  • OS Independent
  • Any NetWeaver version
  • Any Database


SAP NetWeaver all versions


KBA , BC-INS-SWPM , Installation with Software Provisioning Manager , Problem

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