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2789109 - There is no valid license for ASE server - SAP ASE


  • A SYSAM error is displayed when starting ASE or other SYSAM enabled product

    • The server does not start with message:

      There is no valid license for ASE server product. Installation date is not found or installation grace period has expired. Server will not boot.


    • The server starts in grace mode with messages like:

      Checked out graced license for 1 ASE_CORE (2023.0214) will expire Tue 16 Jan 2024 02:13:21 PM UTC.
      SySAM: Failed to obtain license(s) for ASE_CORE feature from license file(s) or server(s).



  • SYSAM enabled (Sybase) products, including
    • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)
    • SAP IQ
    • SAP Replication Server (SRS)


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence, Edge edition 4.0, standard package


KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , XX-SER-LIKEY-SYB , Sybase Products , How To

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