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2671227 - TSM error ANS0278S in Backup Server log - SAP ASE


  • A dump using Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) fails with
    • TSM message ANS0278S
    • And Backup Server message SYBMULTBUF ERROR: Emulator interprocess communication failed:

Backup Server: Archive API error for device='syb_tsm::dump_object::000': Vendor application name=Sybase-TSM API, Library version=2, API routine=syb_write(),
Message=Tivoli Storage Manager error returned. Message = ANS0278S (RC157) The transaction will be aborted.
D00: SYBMULTBUF ERROR: Emulator interprocess communication failed with error state = 9, error code=0, system message=Pipe I/O returned 0 bytes.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 & 16.0
  • Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) Backup tool


SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP 7.52


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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