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2346877 - Automated backups scheduled through Job Scheduler are not working - SAP Business Suite on SAP ASE


  • Repeating messages as shown below in the ASE errorlog:

kernel  Environment variable SYBASE_ASE is not set for dataserver. Spawning an agent needs SYBASE_ASE to be set. Failed to spawn the agent
kernel  Job Scheduler Task state set to stop
kernel  Job Scheduler Task was not stopped by a Task shutdown request
kernel  Restarting Job Scheduler. 2 restart attempts left. Successful restart attempts so far 0.
kernel  Initializing Job Scheduler Task
kernel  Installed Job Scheduler sequencer code version 0.29 - 29 tokens
kernel  Job Scheduler Agent errorlog : D:\sybase\<SID>\ASE-16_0\install\<SID>_JSAGENT.log

  •  Manual backups from isql are working fine but scheduled backups are not working. 



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 for Business Suite
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 for Business Suite
  • SAP NetWeaver (NW) - All versions 
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP NetWeaver all versions


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