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2137182 - SQL Backtrack fails with error 8009 and error "too many open files" - ASE


  • Using SQL Backtrack third party vendor tool databases
  • Multiple backup are backed up at the same time
  • Backups fail with the following error messages in the ASE error log:

Error 8009 Severity 16
Error encountered by %S_MSG.  Please refer to %S_MSG messages for details.

  • Backups fail with the following error message in the Backup Server error log:

Backup Server: Unable to create database information file: Too many open files.



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 12.5.4


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5


KBA , file descriptor , backups , nfile , nofile , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Bug Filed

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