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2123801 - "Device %: % is not a legal virtual block number" internal error in backup server - SAP ASE for BS


Database dump fails with error:

Backup Server Internal Error: Device  <device_name>: <block> is not a legal virtual block number.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 for Business Suite
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 for Business Suite
  • SAP NetWeaver (NW) - All versions


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions


sysusages, sysdevices , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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