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2591097 - eRSSD fails with Error: Assertion failed: File is shorter than expected - SRS


  • SAP Replication Server (SRS) fails to start.
  • Receiving an error on the eRSSD errorlog:

Starting database "xxxx_RS_ERSSD" (/var/opt/sybase/repl_srvr/xxxx_RS/dbfile/xxxx_RS_ERSSD.db) at Tue Jan 16 2018 06:27
Database recovery in progress
    Last checkpoint at Sat Jan 13 2018 01:00
    Checkpoint log...
    Transaction log: /var/opt/sybase/repl_srvr/xxxx_RS/translog/xxxx_RS_ERSSD.log...
Transaction log mirror: /var/opt/sybase/repl_srvr/xxxx_RS/backup/xxxx_RS_ERSSD.mlg
*** ERROR *** Assertion failed: 201129[xxxx_RS_ERSSD] (
File is shorter than expected

  • The solutions mentioned in KBA 2072848 and KBA 2217611 do not work.



  • SAP Replication Server (SRS) 15.x
  • Embedded RSSD (eRSSD) on SQL Anywhere


SAP Replication Server 15.7


.db, .log, .mlg, recovery, erssd_repair, repair , KBA , BC-SYB-REP , Sybase Replication Server (standalone) , Problem

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