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2125957 - SySAM License Error: Failed to obtain licenses. Insufficient CPU licenses

Symptom

  • ASE or other SAP (Sybase) product won't start or starts in 'grace' mode
  • The following messages appear in the server error log during the boot sequence:

Failed to obtain license(s) for ASE_CORE feature from license file(s) or server(s). Insufficient ASE_CORE CPU licenses.
ASE requires 2 ASE_CORE ("CP") CPU licenses for use on this machine but only 1 could be obtained.
...
License for 2 ASE_CORE (2012.0208) will expire Fri 18 Apr 2014 09:23:23 AM EDT. 
Error: 131274, Severity: 17, State: 1 
WARNING: ASE will shutdown on Fri 18 Apr 2014 09:23:23 AM EDT, unless a suitable ASE_CORE license is obtained before that date.

  • This error can occur for ANY SYSAM enabled (Sybase) product so the general format of this error is as follows:

Failed to obtain N license(s) for LicenseName feature from license file(s) or server(s).
Insufficient CPU licenses
Sybase_Product _Name requires X CPU licenses for use on this machine but only Y could be obtained.
(where X > Y)


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Environment

  • Any version of a Sybase software product, including ASE, IQ and Replication Server.

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5

Keywords

KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-SYB-ASE-CE , ASE Cluster Edition (Standalone) , Problem

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