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2105736 - Error during backup: Could not create file "/backup/database.db" -- Unknown error (37) - SAP SQL Anywhere

Symptom

During a database backup via the Backup Utility (dbbackup), when trying to write out a file (backup, table unload, etc.) on Linux/UNIX, an "Unknown error (37)" appears:

SQL Anywhere Backup Utility
Error during backup: Could not create file "/backup/database.db" -- Unknown error (37)
Database backup failed


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Environment

  • SAP SQL Anywhere 
  • UNIX (AIX, HP-UX, Solaris SPARC, Solaris x64)
  • Mac OS X x64
  • Linux (ARM, x86, x64)

Product

SAP SQL Anywhere all versions ; SAP SQL Anywhere, cloud edition all versions ; SQL Anywhere all versions

Keywords

Sybase , KBA , BC-SYB-SQA , SQL Anywhere (on premise, on demand) , Problem

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