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2525943 - Master database at a lower release than ASE version - SAP ASE


Master database is showing a lower release number than the current ASE version installed. This can be shown in a number of ways:

  • Message shown in ASE log

WARNING: ***************************
ASE booted against master device for different release. This message is to be expected during an upgrade. ASE version, Master device version
WARNING: ***************************

  • sp_configure "upgrade version" shows a lower release than currently ASE installed.

  • When running installmaster, message 9616 is returned

Msg 9616, Level 16, State 1
Database 'master' is at an older version '15700000' than ASE server version '16002000'
'installmaster' cannot continue, because 'master' database is not upgraded to correct version



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)


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


Master Device, wrong version, incorrect version, 9616 , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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