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2105838 - Backup Server 'shmget' failed with error 28 (No space left on device) - SAP ASE


Backup fails with Backup Server log reporting 'shmget' error 28:

Backup Server: [0] The 'shmget' call failed with error number 28 (No space left on device). Refer to your operating system documentation for further details.

Backup Server: Failed to create or attach shared tape i/o buffers.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)
  • Backup Server


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions


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