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2663094 - Error connecting to ASE using isql "There is a protocol packet error. An illegal length was received." - SAP SDK

Symptom

While trying to connect to an ASE server via isql the connection could not be made and the following error is seen:

Ct_results(): network packet layer: external error: There is a protocol packet error. An illegal length was received.
[ number 18 - severity 5 - layer 5 - origin 1 ]

How is this error resolved?


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Environment

  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise
  • SAP Sybase Software Developer Kit (SDK)

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise SDK 16.0 ; Sybase Software Developer Kit 15.7

Keywords

KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-SYB-SDK , SDK , Problem

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