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3394439 - AS JAVA Installation fails in step syb_step_setup_os - SAP ASE for Business Suite


  • Java Application Server (Java AS) Installation fails with below error:
ERROR <YYYY-MM-DD> (root/sapinst) (startInstallation) [CSiStepExecute.cpp:1105] id=controller.stepExecuted errno=FCO-00011 CSiStepExecute::execute()
The step syb_step_setup_os with step key |NW_Java_OneHost|ind|ind|ind|ind|0|0|NW_Onehost_System|ind|ind|ind|ind|onehost|0|NW_CreateDBandLoad|ind|ind|ind|ind|createdbandload|0|NW_CreateDB|ind|ind|ind|ind|createdb|0|NW_SYBX_SWITCH|ind|ind|ind|ind|SYB_DB_CONTEXT|0|NW_SYB_DB|ind|ind|ind|ind|id_NW_SYB_DB|0|syb_step_setup_os was executed with status ERROR (Last error reported by the step: TypeError: fileMgt.createFile(fileName) has no properties (in script NW_Java_OneHost|ind|ind|ind|ind, line 90841: ???)).
  • Checking in more details the sapinst_dev.log, it shows the sybase user for the ASE being installed already exists and failing to write its .login file:

    TRACE      <YYYY-MM-DD> (root/sapinst) (startInstallation) [syuxcaccmg.cpp:195] bool CSyAccountMgtImpl::isExisting(ISyAccountMgt::eAccountType accountType, iastring sName)
    Account syb<sid> already exists.

    TRACE      <YYYY-MM-DD> (root/sapinst) (startInstallation) [syuxcuser.cpp:623] iastring CSyUserImpl::getHomeDirectory() const
    account user="syb<sid>" uid="10002" exists with parameter home="/sybase/<SID>"

    TRACE      <YYYY-MM-DD> (root/sapinst) (startInstallation) [Installer Callback]
    syb_fix_swpm_user_environment: write empty file /sybase/<SID>/.login Writing this OS user login file .login fails

  • The sapinst_dev.log may also report that the nstallation folder is below /sybase/:

    TRACE <YYYY-MM-DD> (root/sapinst) (startInstallation) [iaxxclib.cpp:171] CLib::load()
    Opened /sybase/<SID>/backup/TEMP/sapinst_exe.3008618.1697461582/jre/lib/amd64/server/
    INFO <YYYY-MM-DD> (root/sapinst) (startInstallation) [iaxxclib.cpp:94] id=syslib.process.currentProcessEnv.cwdSuccessful CChangeCWD::~CChangeCWD()
    Working directory changed to /sybase/<SID>/backup/TEMP/sapinst_instdir/NW750/SYB/INSTALL/STD.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 - all versions
  • SAP Netweaver (NW) - all versions
  • Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM) - all versions


SWPM, syb_step_setup_os, ".login", sapinst, java application system, syb_fix_swpm_user_environment, NW_SYBX_SWITCH , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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