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3408001 - Linux: HANA installation error - Cannot create initial topology

Symptom

  • HANA installation fails with the following error in hdbinst log files:

17:49:29.810 - INFO:       Switching to user id 1000 and group id 1000.
17:49:29.810 - INFO:       Starting external program /usr/sap/HAN/HDB00/exe/hdbnsutil
17:49:29.810 - INFO:         Command line is: /usr/sap/HAN/HDB00/exe/hdbnsutil -initTopology --workergroup=default --set_user_system_pw
17:49:30.235 - INFO:         Output line 1: Setting password for SYSTEMDB:
17:49:30.235 - INFO:         Output line 2: setting password for user SYSTEM: 
17:49:30.235 - INFO:         Output line 3: reenter password for user SYSTEM: 
17:49:30.235 - INFO:         Output line 4: password does match.
17:49:30.243 - INFO:         Output line 5: Setting password for initial tenant:
17:49:30.243 - INFO:         Output line 6: setting password for user SYSTEM: 
17:49:30.243 - INFO:         Output line 7: reenter password for user SYSTEM: 
17:49:30.243 - INFO:         Output line 8: password does match.
17:49:34.083 - INFO:         Output line 9: creating persistence ...
17:49:35.501 - INFO:         Program terminated with exit code 134
17:49:35.502 - INFO:       Switching back to root user.
17:49:35.502 - ERR :       /usr/sap/HAN/HDB00/exe/hdbnsutil call failed [rc = 134]
17:49:29.809 - INFO:     Checking for existing Local Secure Store installation via link '/hana/shared/HAN/lss'...
17:49:29.810 - INFO:     /hana/shared/HAN/lss link exists
17:49:35.502 - ERR :     Cannot create initial topology

  • The operting system log (/var/log/messages) reports similar error at the same time:

Nov 29 17:34:44 hostname setroubleshoot[3801]: SELinux is preventing /hana/shared/HAN/exe/linuxx86_64/HDB_2.00.065.00.1665753120_6c34d45b0567c95dfd8fa5f0310fa7b91be152f1/hdbnsutil from execmod access on the file /hana/shared/HAN/exe/linuxx86_64/HDB_2.00.065.00.1665753120_6c34d45b0567c95dfd8fa5f0310fa7b91be152f1/libhdbmdreplicationreplayer.so. For complete SELinux messages run: sealert -l 3f9353a0-039b-4bd7-ad93-2938ca684fd6


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Environment

  • HANA 2.0 (any SPS)
  • RHEL (any version)

Keywords

selinux, red hat, hana, initial topology , KBA , BC-OP-LNX-RH , Red Hat Linux , HAN-DB , SAP HANA Database , Problem

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