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2730589 - "rs_init" failed to validate the existence of the database connection when adding a database connection - SAP SRS


  • When adding a database connection using rs_init and this connection already existed as a primary connection.
  • "rs_init" failed to validate the existence of the database connection and went ahead execute the rs_install_primary.sql. 
  • "rs_init" failed with the following errors:

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    Verified that 'sa' can log into Replication Server 'rs'.
    Task succeeded: verify users and their passwords.
    Running task: check the database.
    Verified that database 'db3' exists.
    Verified that SQL Server 'pds' supports replication.
    Verified that the maintenance user 'db3_maint' is defined in database 'db3'.
    Verified that maintenance user 'db3_maint' can log into SQL Server 'pds'
    Task succeeded: check the database.
    Running task: configure database for primary data.
    Loading script 'rs_install_primary.sql' into database 'db3'.

    msg 9238, level 16, state 0
    WARNING: "Settrunc() is not permitted when a Rep Agent Thread is currently running on the database.

  • DSI went down at replicated databases with the following errors:

    ERROR #1028 DSI EXEC(115(1) rds2.db3) - neric/dsi/dsiqmint.c(5172)
    Message from server: Message: 208, State 1, Severity 16 -- 'rs_lastcommit not found. Specify owner.objectname or use sp_help to check whether the object exists (sp_help may produce lots of output).'.
    THREAD FATAL ERROR #5089 DSI EXEC(115(1) rds2.db3) - neric/dsi/dsiqmint.c(5197)
    The DSI thread for database 'rds2.db3' is being shutdown. DSI received data server error #208 which is mapped to STOP_REPLICATION. See logged data server errors for more information. The error was caused by line #10 of stored procedure 'rs_update_lastcommit' on the data server mapped from input command #3 (or a command before it) of the failed transaction.



  • SAP Replication Server (SRS) 15.7.1
  • SAP Replication Server (SRS) 16.0


SAP Replication Server 15.7 ; SAP Replication Server 16.0


KBA , BC-SYB-REP , Sybase Replication Server (standalone) , Bug Filed

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