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2174211 - Error "Database user authentication failed..." using saphostctrl - SAP ASE for Business Suite


  • When implementing SAP Note 1982469 to upgrade an ASE data server, the tools saphostctrl or sapdbctrl are used to do the upgrade.
  • The upgrade fails with error:

Error: Command execution failed. : Database user authentication failed:
No access to SecureStore or DB_CONNECT/SYB/SADB_USER or DB_CONNECT/SYB/SADB_PASSWORD is missing in SecureStore or password is incorrect.

Provide credentials for user sapsa via command input or provide access to SecureStore. (fault code: 127)



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 for Business Suite
  • SAP NetWeaver (NW) 7.4
  • SAP Kernel 74X


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4


SecureStore, 741, 742, 745, update , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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