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1934550 - Failed to obtain license for ASE_CORE feature - SAP ASE


  • SySAM 2.0 does not validate the license and ASE server runs in a grace period.
  • The following messages are seen in the ASE errorlog during start-up:

kernel  SySAM: Using licenses from: /../ASErel/SYSAM-2_0/licenses/ASErel.lic
kernel  SySAM: Checked out graced license for 16 ASE_CORE (2013.06130/permanent/XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX) will expire Wed Oct 02 12:35:43 20XX.
kernel  SySAM: Failed to obtain license(s) for ASE_CORE feature from license file(s) or server(s).
kernel  SySAM: Insufficient ASE_CORE CPU licenses. ASE requires 16 ASE_CORE ("CP") CPU licenses for use on this machine but only 13 could be obtained. Check whether additional licenses are available at the Sybase Product Download Center.
kernel  SySAM: License file does not support this version. ASE requires a license version of 2013.0606 or greater but only licenses for previous releases are available.

  • If you are entitled to use this version of ASE then check for updates at the SAP Download Center and regenerate and deploy your license updates:

kernel  SySAM: License feature name: ASE_CORE
kernel  SySAM: Application version > License version: 20XX.0606 > 20XX.03170
kernel  SySAM: License search path:  /../ASErel/SYSAM-2_0/licenses/ASErel.lic:
kernel  SySAM: FLEXnet Licensing error:-21,126
kernel  Error: 131274, Severity: 17, State: 1
kernel  SySAM: WARNING: ASE will shutdown on Wed Oct 02 12:35:43 20XX, unless a suitable ASE_CORE license is obtained before that date.
kernel  This product is licensed to: YYYY S.A.
kernel  Checked out license ASE_CORE
kernel  Adaptive Server Enterprise (Enterprise Edition)



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.x
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.x
  • SAP IQ 16.x
  • SAP IQ 15.x


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP IQ 16.0 ; SAP IQ 16.1 ; SAP Sybase IQ 15.2 ; SAP Sybase IQ 15.4 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.0 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.5


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