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2256377 - Error 15497 when accessing encrypted columns in unattended start-up mode on HA secondary companion during failover mode.


  • On High Availability system, you use encrypted columns in unattended start-up mode which allows access to the master keys without the password holders.
  • Once you reboot the secondary companion server in normal companion mode, Error 15497 may be raised when accessing the encrypted columns on the secondary companion during failover mode:

1> select * from test
2> go
Msg 15497, Level 16, State 1:
Server 'server name', Line 1:
The password for the master key of database 'database name' has not been set.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise  ASE) 15.7
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise  ASE) 16.0


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


automatic,  "automatic master key access", configurtion, message , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Bug Filed

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