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2260997 - install or upgrade failed - ASE


  • upgrade SAP Business Suite on ASE 15.7 SP 135 to ASE 16.0 PL02 SP02 or higher
  • using saphostctrl/sapdbctrl following SAP note 1982469
  • install/upgrade SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)
  • set DISPLAY machine
  • xhost +remote_machine
  • setup -i console
  • install or upgrade failed with the following NonFatalError reported in the ASE_Suite.log:

ERROR - class com.sybase.ia.common.LastScreenAction.install()
Unexpected Fatal Error: ... DEBUG>>> 12-21-15 10:06:54 : SybaseConfigServerInput.getConfigOption():
WS=false DEBUG>>> 12-21-15 10:06:54 : LastScreen.init():
install status is SUCCESS
Unexpected Fatal Error: java.awt.AWTError: Can't connect to X11 window server using '(null)' as the value of the DISPLAY variable; you may consider checking your DISPLAY environment variable.
at sun.awt.X11GraphicsEnvironment.initDisplay(Native Method)
at sun.awt.X11GraphicsEnvironment.access$200(
at sun.awt.X11GraphicsEnvironment$
at Method)
at sun.awt.X11GraphicsEnvironment.<(><<)>clinit>(
at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
at java.lang.Class.forName(
at java.awt.GraphicsEnvironment.createGE(
at java.awt.GraphicsEnvironment.getLocalGraphicsEnvironment(
at sun.awt.X11.XToolkit.<(><<)>clinit>(
at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
at java.lang.Class.forName(
at java.awt.Toolkit$
at java.awt.Toolkit$



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 SP 135 or higher
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 or higher


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP Supplier Relationship Management 7.0 on SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0


DISPLAY, setup.bin, console mode, install, setenv, export, $DISPLAY, environment variable , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Bug Filed

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