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4.6c on MS SQL 2000 Problem

Hello SAP Gurus,

I'm trying to install a database Instance (on a database cluster system).

I allready installed the central instance, the database, database software and the r3setup-tool.

The Installation failed about 3%

The log says:

"WARNING 2009-05-29 11:05:23 DBCOMMONDBENV_NT_MSS CmdNGo:0

sp_server_info

[Shared Memory]SQL Server does not exist or access denied.

[Shared Memory]ConnectionOpen (Connect()).

ERROR 2009-05-29 11:05:23 DBCOMMONDBENV_NT_MSS InstallationDo:0

Phase failed.

ERROR 2009-05-29 11:05:23 InstController Action:0

Step DBCOMMONDBENV_NT_MSS could not be performed.

ERROR 2009-05-29 11:05:23 Main

Installation failed.

ERROR 2009-05-29 11:05:23 Main

Installation aborted."

it seems that the sapsetup cannot connect to the existing SQL2000 Database- buts definitive not a problem with user/permission cause I tried the installation with an global/domain/local/dbcluster admin too

The SAP Notes talking about checking the services and permissions but that isn't a solution for my problem...

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