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1900976 - Connection issues when database user SAPSR3 incorrectly has administrative privileges - SAP ASE for BS


  • SAP GUI, AS ABAP, or tools like R3trans and tp fail to connect and error messages like to following are written to the dev trace files:

4 ETW000  [     dev trc,00000]  ERROR: -1 in function CheckCodepageType (SQLExecDirect failed) [line 29298]
4 ETW000  [     dev trc,00000]  (208) [42000] [Sybase][ODBC Driver][Adaptive Server Enterprise] DBPROPERTIES not found. Specify
4 ETW000  [     dev trc,00000]   owner.objectname or use sp_help to check whether the object exists (sp_help may
4 ETW000  [     dev trc,00000]   produce lots of output).

  • You may see likewise error message referencing tables SVERS, DDNTT, or XXXXT.
  • When checking with native tools like isql you find that the mentioned tables are present in the database.



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)  15.7 for Business Suite
SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)  16.0 for Business Suite


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


DBPROPERTIES, SVERS, DDNTT, XXXXT, 208, SAPSR3, not found , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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