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2250809 - Error "Terminating with error code 13" when running startdb - SAP ASE for Business Suite and SAP BW


  • You are unable to start the <SID> database when executing startdb and get below error on screen:

starting database <SID> ...
Log file: /sybase/<SID>/startdb.log
startdb DB start failed
check startdb logfile in home directory of user syb<SID>
/usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/exe/uc/linuxx86_64/startdb: Terminating with error code 13

  • The stardb.log also says:

Database not available



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 and 16.0 for Business Suite
  • SAP Netweaver - All versions
  • SAP Business Warehouse - All versions


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP Business Warehouse all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions


SYB, Sybase, ASE, "dump history", "verification failed", "version missing", startdb, "error code 13" , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , BW-SYS-DB-SYB , BW on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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