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2072850 - Fix 6420 error by specifying server IP in registry


Advantage client reports Error 6420: Unable to "discover" the Advantage Database Server.



  • SAP Advantage Database Server - Any supported versions
  • Sybase Advantage Database Server - Any supported versions
  • Advantage Client
  • Windows OS - Any supported versions


SAP Advantage Database Server 11.1 ; Sybase Advantage Database Server 10.1 ; Sybase Advantage Database Server 9.1


ADS, regedit, regedit.exe, LAN_IP_ADDRESS, discovery, dual homed servers, multiple ip, force ip, force, IP address, IP addresses, registries, \Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Advantage\Configuration\ , KBA , BC-SYB-ADS , ADS (Advantage Database Server) , How To

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