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2781303 - "Failed to start Repository Service" when start the ASE Cockpit - SAP ASE


  • Cockpit dies immediately upon start.  
  • SQL Anywhere transaction log is corrupt. 
  • does not have repository db backups
  • ASE Cockpit refuses to Start.  
  • Following entries are seen in the Agent log:
    Caused by: Failed to start Repository Service: Failed to start database$RuntimeSQLException: START DATABASE '$SYBASE/COCKPIT-4/services/Repository/db/repository.db'
    Caused by: java.sql.SQLException: [Sybase][JDBC Driver][SQL Anywhere]Unable to start specified database: repository.log is an invalid transaction log



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16SP02 or higher
  • SAP ASE Cockpit


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


repository, transaction log, corrupt , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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