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2021325 - Error 5861 "The value of the 'max memory' parameter..." after ASE 16 upgrade - SAP ASE


  • Although pre-upgrade passed, SAP ASE fails to boot during upgrade to version 16.x.
  • Errorlog contains error message 5861:

The value of the 'max memory' parameter (#) defined in the configuration file is not high enough to set the other parameter values specified in the configuration file. 'max memory' should be greater than the 'total logical memory' '#'.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.x


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


CR758109, 758109, 5861, max memory , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Bug Filed

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