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3424371 - SWPM error: hanging on the screen "MS SQL Server Database Connection"


Installation or System copy hangs using Software Provisioning Manager (SAP Note: 1680045) in dialog phase on the screen: "MS SQL Server Database Connection" where the MS-SQL DB instance is checked by the tool.

sapinst_dev.log contains the following:


The subkey 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Cluster\Resources' does not exist on the '<db_hostname>' host.


TRACE[W]   <timestamp> (<user>) (startInstallation) [ianxcreghelper.cpp:222] id=syslib.NT.generic CNTRegistryKey::CNTRegistryKey(<db_hostname>, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Server\Instance Names\SQL, ...)
Error 2 (0x2) (The system cannot find the file specified.
) in execution of a 'RegOpenKeyEx' function, line (###), with parameter (SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Server\Instance Names\SQL).



All SAP System based on NW 7.00 and higher with MS-SQL DB SW


SAP ERP all versions ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP all versions


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

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