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2696726 - Error "shared library not found" in BO environment - SAP ASE


  • Running a job in a BO system with ASE as backend database generates messages including "library not found"
    • Exact error texts may vary depending on enviroment and job run :

Sybase connection error: Sybase SQL Server shared library not found.
Please make sure it is installed and can be located using the library search path (LIBPATH on AIX, LD_LIBRARY_PATH on Solaris/Linux, SHLIB_PATH on HP-UX).


BODI-320006: Cannot open connection to the repository. Sybase SQL Server shared library not found.



  • Business Objects (BO / BI) and / or Data Services (DS) running on
  • SAP Adpative Server Enterprise (ASE)


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2


"An error occurred during local repository creation" , , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , EIM-DS-SVR , Administration/Server , Problem

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