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2070637 - ADS clients report 6420/server logs 10048 Winsock error


  • The Advantage Database Server (ADS) starts up on the server (service is running) and a connection can be made from a client such as Advantage Data Architect (ARC) running on the server. Clients running on other machines produce 6420 errors.
  • Error 6420: Unable to "discover" the Advantage Database Server
  • 10048 errors which are Windows Winsock errors appear in ads_err logs. The error is "Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted."



  • Any supported SAP Advantage Database Server versions
  • Sybase Advantage Database Server
  • SAP Advantage Data Architect
  • Microsoft Windows


Sybase Advantage Database Server all versions


ADS, Sybase, ARC, error, codes, code, IPC, 6262, default port, in use , KBA , BC-SYB-ADS , ADS (Advantage Database Server) , Problem

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