I don't understand why your Solution Manager searches for instance profiles of another system. If SAP is installed
on a new system, it should not. If it does, it means that SAPINST discovered some sort of leftover from a previous installation and tries to find more information of that instance. The best course of action would be to use SAPINST to remove the old installation before starting the Solution Manager installation. There is a de-installation option in SAPINST main screen under Lifecycle Management that can be used to remove an SAP installation.
Dig deeper on SAP implementation and upgrades
Related Q&A from Bert Vanstechelman
An SAP user wants to know the risks of changing time zones in ECC 6.0.continue reading
A SearchSAP.com reader wants to know how an increase of indexes and tables after upgrade to SAP ECC 6.0 will affect the memory requirements of a DB2 ...continue reading
An SAP user wants to know how to access an SAP IDES 4.7 system via the Internet through SAP GUI.continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.