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2691713 - SAP ASE update with saphostctrl fails with error 'HTTP error, HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized'


You are following steps in note 1982469 for ASE update.

Below error occurs during ASE update or prerequisites check

  • saphostctrl -function LiveDatabaseUpdate -dbname <SID> -dbtype syb -updatemethod Check -updateoption TASK=CHECK_UPDATE_ASE  -updateoption DROP_LOCATION="<drop location>"
  • saphostctrl -user <user> <password> -function LiveDatabaseUpdate -dbname <SAPSID> -dbtype syb -updatemethod Execute -updateoption TASK=UPDATE_ASE -updateoption DROP_LOCATION="<drop location>"

Error: HTTP error, HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 all versions
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 SP100 and higher 


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


LiveDatabaseUpdate, secure storage, permission, prerequisites check , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , SAP Business Suite on Sybase ASE Database Platform , Problem

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