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2007442 - Message "secleanup: time to live expired on engine xx" - SAP ASE


  • The following messages are reported in the ASE error log:

kernel  secleanup: time to live expired on engine xx 
kernel  Terminating the listener with protocol tcp, host host_name, port 4010 because the listener execution context is located on engine xx, which is not responding.

  • followed by a short stack trace for the terminated listener:


  • The listener was restarted by the ASE server right away. 
  • This resulted in a "hanging" dataserver process that had to be killed with the "kill -9" command from the operating system before the ASE server could be restarted.
  • ASE running with the process kernel mode.



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions


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