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Oct 18, 2007 at 08:34 PM

Mounting A Common Transport Directory in SAP Transport Config

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Hi Gurus,

I'm newbi to Transport in the SAP. As per the documentation available, We have opted to QA as Domain Controller. For Initial Configuration, first I have started the NFS services on each of the Server. Also, I have make entries at /etc/hosts file of each server for the IP of the rest of the systems and has made the following entry to the /etc/exports file of the Domain Controller :

/usr/sap/trans . domain.com(rw,insecure,no_root_squash,sync

/usr/sap/trans . domain.com(rw,insecure,no_root_squash,sync)

Then at each of the machines EXCEPT Domain Controller :

#] exportfs ┬ľa

#] mount < ip of Domain controller > :/usr/sap/trans /usr/sap/trans

As I understand, through this mount command I am making /usr/sap/trans available to DEV and Prod System 'cause, my transport directory is common across all the three system and I don't need to give this command at the Domain Controller..

- as Domain Controller's own /usr/sap/trans is obviously available to itself.

Pl. correct me if I'm wrong in this.

Beside this, on Linux the command ' chkconfig --list nfs' should have output :

nfs 0:off 1:off 2:off 3:on 4:on 5:on 6:off

But, on my Domain Controller, this command has different output :

nfs 0:off:1:off: 2:off 3:off 4:off 5:on 6:off

i.e. 3 and 4 remains off , whereas it must be in 'on' state.

So, how to solve this error at the OS Level.. ?

As I am getting ' TMS Configuration inconsistent' Error Message ..I want to make sure that my initial configuration at the OS level is correct.

Although I have include the DEV and PROD in the Domain Controller,

the problem is my Import Queue ( after releasing the request ) remains empty.

Useful answers will ALWAYS be rewarded without failure.

Many Thanks in Advance,

- ISHAN