A database device has been deleted at OS level from a running server for an active database
ASE still recognizes the device and can write to it
- When taking a backup, the backup fails with Backup Server error:
Backup Server: 18.104.22.168: Volume validation error: attempt to open /dev/sybase/data_device_123.dat returned No such file or directory.
- ASE errorlog may report error 840:
Msg 840 Device 'data_device_123' (with physical name '<file path and name>', and virtual device number <device number>)
has not been correctly activated at startup time. Please contact a user with System Administrator (SA) role.
- SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)
- Unix OS
"deleted device" , "removed file" , "deleted file" , "ASE device" , "Data device deleted accidentally" , "Data device deleted" , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , How To
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