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2020203 - The deployment wizard for Windows Mobile does not generate a .cab file - SQL Anywhere


  • The "Deploy to Windows Mobile" (* administrative tool is unable to create a .cab file, which is needed for the deployment of SQL Anywhere on a Windows Mobile device.

  • The last step of the wizard shows the following error message:

Running CabWiz ...
CabWiz Command Line:
"<SQLABY16>\ce\cabwiz\cabwiz.exe" "<destination directory>\<destination base file name>.inf" /dest "<destination directory>\" /compress
CabWiz Output:
Windows CE CAB Wizard
Error: CAB file "<destination directory>\<destination base file name>.CAB" could not be created

Error creating .CAB file
<destination directory>\<destination base file name>.CAB
Warning: 8.3 filename support may have been disabled. This is required by Microsoft CabWiz


(* called "Deploy SQL Anywhere for Windows Mobile" in SQL Anyhwere 11.



  • SAP SQL Anywhere 16.0
    SAP SQL Anywhere 12.0
    Sybase SQL Anywhere 11.0
  • Microsoft Windows


SAP SQL Anywhere all versions ; Sybase SQL Anywhere 11.0


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

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