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2587221 - Failed to initialize SySAM licensing sybsystem - SAP PB


  • Receiving error when starting PowerBuilder:

"Failed to initialize SySAM licensing sybsystem. PowerBuilder is shutting down.."

  • PowerBuilder was installed with an specific user, and when accessing with other new user for that machine it is returning that error and not starting PB.
  • Using a local license not served.
  • It can also return the message: "cannot find valid license".



  • SAP PowerBuilder (PB) 12.5
  • SAP PowerBuilder (PB) 12.6
  • Windows


SAP PowerBuilder 12.5 ; SAP PowerBuilder 12.6


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