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2657177 - upgrade to aborts with error - SAP ASE for BS


  • You are upgrading to SAP ASE 16SP03PLxx using saphostctrl and SAP Note: 1982469
  • upgrade aborts with error: "Installed version ( is older than the minimum version ( to do update."
  • /usr/sap/hostctrl/exe/saphostctrl -user sapadm XXXXXXXX -function LiveDatabaseUpdate -dbname SID -dbtype syb -updatemethod Execute -updateoption TASK=UPDATE_ASE -updateoption DROP_LOCATION="/DROP_DIR/ASE/160304/SERVER/SID"
    Error: Command execution failed. : command /bin/sh -c "/DROP_DIR/ASE/160304/SERVER/SID/setup.bin -f /usr/sap/hostctrl/work/SID/dbsrvresp_update.txt -i silent -DAGREE_TO_SAP_LICENSE=true -DAGREE_TO_SYBASE_LICENSE=true -DUSER_INSTALL_DIR=/sybase/SID 2>&1 ": failed with exit code 255. (fault code: 127)

    ----- Response data ----
    ERROR: command /bin/sh -c "/DROP_DIR/ASE/160304/SERVER/SID/setup.bin -f /usr/sap/hostctrl/work/SID/dbsrvresp_update.txt -i silent -DAGREE_TO_SAP_LICENSE=true -DAGREE_TO_SYBASE_LICENSE=true -DUSER_INSTALL_DIR=/sybase/SID 2>&1 ": failed with exit code 255.
    Update install not available. You can only do update install from SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise version 16.0 GA or newer. Rerun installer with "DO_UPDATE_INSTALL=false".
    ----- Log messages ----
    Info: saphostcontrol: Executing LiveDatabaseUpdate
    Error: sapdbctrl: command /bin/sh -c "/DROP_DIR/ASE/160304/SERVER/SID/setup.bin -f /usr/sap/hostctrl/work/SID/dbsrvresp_update.txt -i silent -DAGREE_TO_SAP_LICENSE=true -DAGREE_TO_SYBASE_LICENSE=true -DUSER_INSTALL_DIR=/sybase/SID 2>&1 ": failed with exit code 255.
    Error: saphostcontrol: LiveDatabaseUpdate failed (sapdbctrl exit code = 1)



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 for Business Suite
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 for Business Suite
  • SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) 6.0
  • SAP Customer Relationship Management (CRM) 7.0
  • SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) 7.0
  • SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) 7.0
  • SAP Solution Manager (SOLMAN) 7.1
  • SAP NetWeaver (NW) - All versions 


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP Customer Relationship Management 7.0 ; SAP ERP 6.0 ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Solution Manager 7.1 ; SAP Solution Manager 7.2 ; SAP Supplier Relationship Management 7.0 ; SAP Supply Chain Management 7.0


update, upgrade, 16SP03PL04, ASE16SP03PL04 , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , How To

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