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2691713 - saphostctrl fails with error 'HTTP error, HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized' - SAP ASE for Business Suite


  • On SAP ASE systems, when running saphostctrl it fails with the error:

Error: HTTP error, HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized

  • This error can be returned during ASE Update tasks execution or any other Host Agent tasks (ie VALIDATE_SEC_STORES, RECREATE_GTTS or CONFIG_GP). For ASE update, the error is also reported in SAP Note 2800483 - SYB: Upgrade / Update SAP ASE with SAP Host Agent 7.21 PL43 and later 



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 for Business Suite
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 for Business Suite
  • SAP Host Agent (HAG) - All versions


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


LiveDatabaseUpdate, saphostctrl, HTTP, unauthorized, sapadm , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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