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1982655 - SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere Service Fails to Start


  • Start a SQL Anywhere service fails with: The SQL Anywhere - <Service Name> service on Local Computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they are not in use by other services or programs.
  • The Windows event logs record: "SQLANY_<Service Name>: Cannot access "<database_file>": file does not exist"




  • SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere Server
  • Microsoft Windows 7/2008/2012


SAP SQL Anywhere 16.0 ; SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 12.0 ; Sybase SQL Anywhere 10.0 ; Sybase SQL Anywhere 11.0


KBA , BC-SYB-SQA , SQL Anywhere (on premise, on demand) , Problem

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