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2240579 - Error 11018 "XP Server must be up for ESP to execute" when running xp_cmdshell - SAP ASE

Symptom

xp_cmdshell "ls -ltr" generates Error 11018:

1> xp_cmdshell "ls -ltr"
2> go
Msg 11018, Level 16, State 1:
Server 'SYBASE', Procedure 'xp_cmdshell', Line 2:
XP Server must be up for ESP to execute.
(return status = -6)


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Environment

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) all versions

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions

Keywords

"extended stored procedure", "XP server" , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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