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1928808 - Installation fails with "...Cannot assign requested address" - SAP ASE for Business Suite


  • You are installing a SAP system on SAP ASE.
  • Building the database component fails. Checking into the log file, you may see entries similar to this:

Building Adaptive Server 'SID':
Writing entry into directory services...
Directory services entry complete.
Building master device...
Master device complete.
Writing RUN_SID file...
RUN_SID file complete.
Starting server...
Unable to boot server 'SID'.
Task failed
Server '<SID>' was not created.

  • In /sybase/<SID>/ASE..../install....<SID>.Log, you may see entries similar to following:

... ninit: bind, Cannot assign requested address
... Cannot allocate resources for listener with protocol tcp, host
... host-dr, port <port #>.
... Cannot start any network listeners.
... ueshutdown: exiting
... Main thread performing final shutdown.
... Blocking call queue shutdown.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 for Business Suite
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 for Business Suite
  • SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) 6.0
  • SAP Customer Relationship Management (CRM) 7.0
  • SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) 7.0
  • SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) 7.0
  • SAP Solution Manager (SOLMAN) 7.1
  • SAP NetWeaver (NW) - All versions 


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP Customer Relationship Management 7.0 ; SAP ERP 6.0 ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Solution Manager 7.1 ; SAP Supplier Relationship Management 7.0 ; SAP Supply Chain Management 7.0


KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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