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Cannot stop SAP instance using stopsap command

Hi All,

I am trying to stop a SAP instance using the stopsap command as such:

stopsap name=PRD nr=01 SAPDIAHOST=SAPPRD

The instace failed to stop with the following error in the stopsap.log file

CreateNamedPipe for
SAPPRD\pipe\SAPPRD_01 Failed, Extended Error #2

CreateNamedPipe for
SAPPRD\pipe\SAPPRD_01 Failed, Extended Error #2

D:\usr\sap\PRD\SYS\exe\run\sapntwaitforhalt.exe=>sapparam(1c): No Profile used.

running D:\usr\sap\PRD\SYS\exe\run\sapsrvkill.exe SAPPRD_PRD_01

running D:\usr\sap\PRD\SYS\exe\run\sapntwaitforhalt.exe name=PRD nr=01 SAPDIAHOST=SAPPRD 3600

Can anyone help?



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Please try uninstalling and reinstalling the service

as explained in the following Note(Point 3):

142100 - NT: Problems with new SAP service as of Rel. 4.5B

CreateNamedPipe for
sapbon1s57\pipe\SAPT02_00 Failed,

Point 3 of this

You should uninstall the service by selecting:

'Uninstall Service + Unregister COM Interface'

Then reinstall the service by:

'Install Service + Register COM Interface + Start Service'

Make sure that you have called SAPSTARTSRV.EXE from a command prompt

from within the usr\sap\<SID>\kernel directory ! The startup user

should be <domain>\SAPService<SID>.

Also check you have up to date version of



John Feely

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