2013657 - Application fails to start with error "The connection failed because of invalid or missing external configuration data" | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2013657 - Application fails to start with error "The connection failed because of invalid or missing external configuration data"

Symptom

Applications fail with errors similar to:

  • comn_get_cfg: user api layer: internal common library error: Configuration section <application_name> not found.
  • ct_connect(): user api layer: external error: The connection failed because of invalid or missing external configuration data.

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Environment

Applications which are using (/based upon) the SAP SDK for ASE libabries, usually connecting to:

  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) - all versions.

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions

Keywords

optdiag , KBA , BC-SYB-SDK , SDK , BC-DB-SYB , SAP Business Suite on Sybase ASE Database Platform , BC-SYB , Sybase Products , Problem

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