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2441655 - Failed to load dump taken on ASE 12.5/15.0.x using "compress::compression_level" option - SAP ASE


  • A source database dump is taken on ASE 12.5 / 15.0.x using the "compress::compression_level" option. For example:

dump database db1 to "compress::/ASE/db1.cmp"

  • Loading this dump into ASE 15.7 or ASE 16.0.
  • LOAD DATABASE runs fine in the beginning but then fails with Backup Server errors "The 'api_read' call failed...":

Backup Server: [109] The 'api_read' call failed for database/archive device while working on stripe device 'compress::/ASE/db1.cmp::000' with error number 0 (Success). Refer to your operating system documentation for further details.
Backup Server: Archive API error for device='compress::/ASE/db1.cmp::000': Vendor application name=Compress API, Library version=1, API routine=syb_close(), Message=syb_close: gzclose() error=-5 msg=Unknown Error
Backup Server: compress::/ASE/db1.cmp::000: volume not valid or not requested (server: , session id: 115.)
Backup Server: Unrecoverable I/O or volume error.  This DUMP or LOAD session must exit.



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 and 16.0


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


compress, compression, 8009,  native, compatibility , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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