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2351244 - setuid failed, errno=1 (Operation not permitted) is shown in dev_sybctrl when use startdb to start the database server - SAP ASE for BS


Use startdb to start database server but the following message was seen in dev_sybctrl under home directory of <sid>adm user.

setuid failed, errno=1 (Operation not permitted)
s-bit is not set for sybctrl executable: use SecureStore to retrieve ASE administrator and password.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 for Business Suite
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 for Business Suite
  • SAP NetWeaver (NW) - All versions


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


sybctrl, dbstart , KBA , terminating with error code 13 , systemd , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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