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3479751 - File XXX is not a valid archive.


Before installing an SAP system, you are performing the option "Prerequisites Check" via SWPM. The selected option may be like below.
Selected Service: SAP NetWeaver 7.5 > SAP HANA Database > Preparations > Prerequisites Check
After you provided the directory path of the kernel files in SWPM screen, the following error is reported.
Error message:
File XXX is not a valid archive.
The file is the kernel file in the provided kernel directory.
For example, the file "SAPEXE_1200-80002573.SAR" was provided. The error is like below.
File /<kernel files directory path>/SAPEXE_1200-80002573.SAR is not a valid archive.
In the log file "sapinst_dev.log", there is the following error.
Execution of the command "/tmp/sapinst_exe.16172.1717643211/SAPCAR -xvf /<kernel files directory path>/SAPEXE_1200-80002573.SAR, -L /tmp/sapinst_exe.16172.1717643211/ igs/ SAP_HANA_CLIENT/client/manifest SAP_HANA_DATABASE/server/manifest SUM/" finished with return code 100. Output:
SAPCAR: processing archive /<kernel files directory path>/SAPEXE_1200-80002573.SAR (version 2.01)
SAPCAR: violation of data integrity - value of entry-name-length exceeds allocated buffer size! (error 100). No such file or directory





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File, "is not a valid archive", "violation of data integrity", "value of entry-name-length exceeds allocated buffer size" , KBA , BC-INS-SWPM , Installation with Software Provisioning Manager , Problem

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