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2551710 - On ASE 16, Job Scheduler can not be started with 'minimum password length' set to 0, error 16142 reported.


On ASE 16, if configuration parameter 'minimum password length' is set to 0(Default value is 6), Job Scheduler can not be started. The following error messages can be observed in ASE errorlog.

00:0006:00000:00070:2017/10/20 08:47:26.01 kernel Initializing Job Scheduler Task
00:0006:00000:00070:2017/10/20 08:47:26.04 kernel Installed Job Scheduler sequencer code version 0.29 - 29 tokens
00:0006:00000:00070:2017/10/20 08:47:26.51 kernel Job Scheduler Agent errorlog : /sybase/ASE/ASE-16_0/install/ASE_JSAGENT.log
00:0006:00000:00070:2017/10/20 08:47:26.51 kernel Job Scheduler Task state set to running, startcount 2.
00:0006:00000:00070:2017/10/20 08:47:36.52 kernel Job Scheduler Task connected with Agent on port 4903
00:0006:00000:00070:2017/10/20 08:47:36.53 server Error: 16142, Severity: 16, State: 1
00:0006:00000:00070:2017/10/20 08:47:36.53 server Password length specified should be in the range from 1 to 30.
00:0006:00000:00070:2017/10/20 08:47:36.53 kernel Job Scheduler: Failed to create jstask password. Job scheduler will try to restart itself.
00:0006:00000:00070:2017/10/20 08:47:36.53 kernel Job Scheduler Task lost its Agent connection (Operation now in progress)
00:0006:00000:00070:2017/10/20 08:47:37.52 kernel Job Scheduler Agent is in inconsistent state.
00:0006:00000:00070:2017/10/20 08:47:37.64 kernel Job Scheduler Task state set to stop

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  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0
  • SAP Business Suite on Sybase ASE Database Platform 16.0
  • Job Scheduler


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


Sybase, ASEServer, SAPASE, dataserver, jobscheduler, error16142 , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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