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2837088 - upgrade failing without --upgrade-ok option - SAP ASE


Trying to upgrade from ASE 15.7 to ASE 16.0 with the configuration parameter "prevent automatic upgrade" set to 1, the ASE failed to boot with the following message:

The current database version '<old version>' is lower than the server's version '<new version>', and the server is configured to require upgrade permission. Boot the server with flag '--upgrade-ok' to permit this boot.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5


preupgrade upgrading reboot recycle , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , How To

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