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2580476 - Cannot shutdown Backup Server - SAP ASE


  • Cannot shutdown Backup Server in a normal way.
  • From the logs you can see the following message but nothing happen:

"the backup server is already performing a deferred shutdown"

  • Trying to run backups and getting error messages indicating the backup server
    is being shutdown.
  • showserver shows the backup server being up.
  • ps shows the bacup server is up.
  • Can not shutdown the server. Errors saying it is process of being shutdown.
  • Can not restart the backup server.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 12.5
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.x
  • OS: Unix


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.0 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.5


bs, back-up server, kill process, sybmultbuff , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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