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2167731 - Dump Database fails with Backup Server Error Message Device already in use - ASE


  • Cron job runs SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) backups once per week.

  • ASE Backup fails with the following error messages in the log:

Error: dump of database failed.
Message from Backup Server: Backup Server session id is: 29. Use this value when executing the 'sp_volchanged' system stored procedure after fulfilling any volume change request from the Backup Server.
Backup Server: Creating new disk file /var/opt/sybase/sybase/dbdumps/sybdump.
Backup Server: Device /var/opt/sybase/sybase/dbdumps/sybdump already in use. Msg 8009, Level 16, State 1: Server 'masterdataservice', Line 1: Error encountered by Backup Server.
Please refer to Backup Server messages for details. Failed to dump Adaptive Server masterdataservice Error: Sun Aug 10 03:00:40 CST 2014 /syb/backup/syb_dbdump :
Error: Adaptive Server backup failed! Removing old log files (saving files 30 days old) ... done.



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) All Versions


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions


KBA , sybmultbuf , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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