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2821791 - Upgrading ASE and receiving the error: Failed to write file '/opt/sybase16/ASE-16_0/sysam/sysam.properties.template'. - SAP ASE

Symptom

Installing ASE software on IBM LPAR ran into following error.  It may succeed on other system or using other OS login.

Failed to write file
'/opt/sybase16/ASE-16_0/sysam/sysam.properties.template'.
Please ensure you have permission to write the file and try again.
PRESS <ENTER> TO CONTINUE:

When permissions on the directory specified in the message are checked there does not appear to be an issue.
Even when the permissions are set to read-write-execute for all (chmod 777) the error continues to occur.

 


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Environment

  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0

Keywords

SYBASE_SAM_CAPACITY, sysam.properties.template, permission, .profile, upgrade, failed to write , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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