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2197623 - ASE server fails to start with 'ninit' error in log - SAP ASE


  • ASE server fails to start due to 'ninit: bind' error in log
    • during normal start or
    • when building a new ASE server

  • There are several varieties of this error:

    1. ninit: bind, Address already in use
    2. ninit: bind, Cannot assign requested address
    3. ninit: cannot find host <hostname>

  • All are followed by these messages indicating ASE is not starting:

    Cannot allocate resources for listener with protocol tcp, host <hostname>, port <portnumber>.
    Cannot start any network listeners.
    ueshutdown: exiting
    Main thread performing final shutdown.
    Blocking call queue shutdown.



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE). All versions.


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


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