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SAP HANA Studio setup - entry in host file


My hosts file folder seems to be restricted and I cannot add any entry. though this should not be an issue (see below), I cannot connect SAP HANA studio to my AWS instance "system not reachable". any suggestion?



  • [Note: If you do not create this hosts file entry, you will see a yellow status icon in your HANA Studio and a warning message "sapstartsrv not started". Your database will work just fine, but you will be unable to stop/start the instance from HANA Studio.]
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  • Posted on Sep 02, 2013 at 06:19 AM

    Hi Stephan,

    In case your host file is restricted, ask your system admin to make the required entry in the Host file.

    In the host file make an entry as :

    Your elastic IP ( and Host name most likely to be -->> imdbhdb imdbhdb



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