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2669530 - Backup / dump database fails "Pathname parameter must specify an absolute pathname" - SAP ASE

Symptom

  • While running ASE database backups via a script, following error is received:

Backup Server session id is: 6. Use this value when executing the 'sp_volchanged' system stored procedure after fulfilling any volume change request from the Backup Server.
Backup Server: 3.17.2.2: Pathname parameter must specify an absolute pathname. Rejected value: (unreachable)/ASE-16_0/install
Msg 8009, Level 16, State 1:
Server 'SID', Line 1:
Error encountered by Backup Server. Please refer to Backup Server messages for details. 

  • ASE database server needs to be restarted in order to get the backups working again.


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Environment

  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 for Business Suite
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 for Business Suite
  • SAP NetWeaver (NW) - All versions 
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP NetWeaver all versions

Keywords

 CR815480, CR#815480, 815480, getcwd, getcwd(), path, dump, load,  unmounted, NFS, backupserver , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Bug Filed

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