SAP Host Agent “Profile permission violation” Error

If you are getting an error like “Profile permission violation” from SAP Host Agent while especially SUM operations then you need to check “host_profile” is editable for another user than the root user.

If another user can edit this file, then SAP Host Agent does not start because of the security reasons.Otherwise every local user can manipulate the profile and get root permission of the system.

You can see the below picture of this message ;

SAP Host Agent "Profile permission violation" Error

Permission of the “host_profile” file of the system ;

SAP Host Agent "Profile permission violation" Error

In this case we need to check the permission of the “host_profile” file, correct permission has to be like this;

rw-r—– 1 root sapsys  /usr/sap/hostctrl/exe/host_profile

After the correction of the permission, SUM can start via SAP host agent without any problem;

SAP Host Agent "Profile permission violation" Error

 

 

 

 

 

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