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2519004 - Insufficient Number of Mailboxes - SAP ASE


  • Following error is repeatedly logged in ASE errorlog:

    Error: 9538, Severity: 17, State: 1
    Insufficient number of mailboxes to execute this parallel query. Increase the value of the configuration parameter 'number of mailboxes'.

  •  This error is filling up the file system on which the errorlog is kept.

  • The error is reported on ASE 15.0.3 or earlier release, with the "optimizer level" set to ase_default.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.0.3 and lower releases

  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise Cluster Edition (ASE CE) 15.0.3 and lower releases


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


"number of mailboxes", kill with force, optimizer level, , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-SYB-ASE-CE , ASE Cluster Edition (Standalone) , Problem

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