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2442296 - jConnect connection fails with Attempt to obtain new INITIATE credentials failed! (null) - SDK for SAP ASE


Establishing a connection to ASE via jConnect application causes error message:

    • java.sql.SQLException: JZ0GS: A Generic Security Services API exception occurred. The major error code is 13.
    • The major error message is: No valid credentials provided
    • The minor error code is -1.
    • The minor error message is: Attempt to obtain new INITIATE credentials failed! (null)
    • at com.sybase.jdbc4.jdbc.ErrorMessage.raiseGSSError(



  • Sybase Software Developer Kit (SDK)
  • SAP Sybase Software Developer Kit (SDK)
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) Software Developer Kit (SDK)
  • jConnect
    • JDBC 7.0
    • JDBC 7.07
    • JDBC 16 (is version JDBC 7.07)
  • java


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise SDK 16.0 ; Sybase SDK 12.5 ; Sybase SDK 15.0 ; Sybase SDK 15.5 ; Sybase SDK 15.7 ; Sybase Software Developer Kit 15.7


kerberos, java, jconn, jconn4.jar, single sign on, sign-on, javax, security, error, fail, , KBA , BC-SYB-SDK , SDK , Problem

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