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2621307 - Msg 06080503 when starting replication agent in ASE - SRS


The following messages are seen in the SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) errorlog when starting a replication agent:

  • Started Rep Agent on database, 'DB' (dbid = n).
  • server  RepAgent(n): Received the following communications error message: Msg 06080503: ct_connect(): directory service layer: internal directory control layer error: Requested server name not found..
  • Error: 9214, Severity: 16, State: 0
  • RepAgent(n): Failed to connect to Replication Server. Please check the Replication Server, username, and password specified to sp_config_rep_agent. RepSvr = RSname, user = RSuser).
  • Error: 9261, Severity: 20, State: 0
  • RepAgent(n): This Rep Agent Thread is aborting due to an unrecoverable communications or Replication Server error.
  • Rep Agent Thread for database 'DB' (dbid = n) terminated abnormally with error. (major 92, minor 61)



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) all versions
  • SAP Replcation Server (SRS) all versions


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions ; SAP Replication Server all versions


06080503, RepServer, repagent, "Requested server name not found", 9214, 9261 , KBA , BC-SYB-REP , Sybase Replication Server (standalone) , Problem

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