Why SAP HANA SP08 fails to install despite my server is a certified appliance and I have a valid RHEL for SAP HANA subscription?

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  • I am attempting to install HANA using the released SP08 available on SAP service marketplace.
  • The installation fails immediately checking system requirements, but my server is in the list of the certified appliances
  • I am unable to complete HANA installation, it seems like my Operative System and Hardware are not recognized as supported.
  • HanaHwCheck.py script fails with errors: cannot find hwinfo


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5
  • SAP HANA sp08

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