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2823332 - "Unable to interpret "V6R1" as a number" reported by SMIGR_CREATE_DDL - SAP Business Suite on ASE


  • You are doing a System Copy from DB2/400 to SAP ASE.
  • While executing the SMIGR_CREATE_DDL program ST22 dump is generated with following error:

Category ABAP Programming Error
Runtime Errors CONVT_NO_NUMBER
Application Component BW-SYS-DB-SYB
Date and Time DD.MM.YYYY hh:mm:ss

Short text
Unable to interpret "V6R1" as a number.

What happened?
Error in the ABAP Application Program

The current ABAP program "SAPLRSDU_UTIL_SYB" had to be terminated because it
come across a statement that unfortunately cannot be executed.

  • Same error can also refer to "V7R1" instead of "V6R1".



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


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


SMIGR_CREATE_DLL, ASE, V6R1, CONVT_NO_NUMBER, SAPLRSDU_UTIL_SYB, LRSDU_UTIL_SYBU24, RSDU_SUPPORTS_FEATURE_SYB, V7R1, DB4, OS/400, AS/400 , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , BW-SYS-DB-SYB , BW on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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