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2192538 - Error 7218 when executing xp_cmdshell - SAP ASE

Symptom

Executing any extended stored procedure on ASE (including system extended stored procedures like xp_cmdshell) fails with Error 7218:

1> xp_cmdshell 'hostname'
2> go
Msg 7218, Level 11, State 9:
Server '<ASEserver>', Line 2:
Site '' not found in sysservers.


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Environment

  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 SP135 (15.7.0.135) and higher
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 SP01 PL02 (16.0.01.002) and higher

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0

Keywords

"special character", symbolic, link, esplib , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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