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Homogeneous system copy - CONTROL.SQL file not found

Dear SAP gurus,

I'm in the process of a homogeneous system copy (Oracle Specific). I am

in the Import phase (Backup/Restore database step) and sapinst is stopped

with the following error:

ERROR. File not found:CONTROL.SQL.

In the System Copoy Guide "System copy for SAP Systems Based on SAP

Netweaver 7.0 SR3 ABAP+Java" stands that CONTROL.SQL should be placed

from source <INSTDIR> to target <SAPINST_INSTDIR>.

I put CONTROL.SQL in <SAPINST_INSTDIR> of my target system but sapinst is stopping there with ERROR. File not found:CONTROL.SQL..

Anyone has experience the same issue?

Thanks in advance, Marc

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    Posted on Jul 18, 2011 at 01:52 PM

    What is the complete path on your target SAPINST directory where you copied your Control.sql file ?

    Regards,

    Subhash

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    • Former Member Subhash Chandra

      Thanks guys for your help!

      >Please make sure that control.sql file should be present in installation directory like <path>/sapinst_instdir/<ABAP/Java>/.....

      >not in /tmp/sapinst_instdir

      Sunny, this pointed me to the solution.

      Regards, Marc

  • Posted on Jul 18, 2011 at 01:46 PM

    That should have done the trick

    The file might be corrupted, you can try copying it again from source and make sure permissions are fine.

    Regards

    Juan

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