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2538836 - upgrade unserved license in ASE starts up in grace mode


sp_lmconfig reports licenses in "graced mode" after deployment of a new license:

There is no valid license for ASE server product. Installation date is not found or installation grace period has expired. Server will not boot



  • SAP Adpative Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7
  • SAP Adpative Server Enterprise (ASE)16.0
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) Cluster Edition (CE) 15.7


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise Cluster Edition 15.7


sp_lmconfig, reboot, recycle, local license, node-locked, node locked license, SySAM, sysam , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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