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2279928 - java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: sun/io/CharToByteConverter exception when jTDS Server uses JDK 1.8 - SDK for SAP ASE


Receiving the following error when using an ESP application and Replication Server (RepServer) with JDK 1.8:

java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: sun/io/CharToByteConverter
        at com.sybase.jdbc4.tds.SrvDataOutputStream.<init>(



  • SAP Event Stream Processor (ESP) Adapter for Replication Server
  • SAP Sybase Software Developer Kit (SDK) 15.7
  • SAP Software Developers Kit (SDK) for Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0
  • Java Development Kit (JDK) 8
  • Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.8
  • jConnect
    • JDBC 7.07
    • JDBC 16 ( is version JDBC 7.07 )


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise SDK 16.0 ; Sybase SDK 15.7 ; Sybase Software Developer Kit 15.7


Replication, jconn4, CR787532, CR#787532, 787532, Event Stream Processor Adapter , KBA , BC-SYB-SDK , SDK , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Bug Filed

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