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2978726 - ASE Upgrade: Database live update' failed: Failed to rename \sybase\<SID>\XXX - SAP ASE for Business Suite


  • During the upgrade of ASE for Business Suite your system reaches the following errors:
  • ERROR => 'Database live update' failed: Failed to remove \sybase\<SID>\OCS-16_0
  • ERROR => 'Database live update' failed: Failed to rename \sybase\<SID>\OCS-16_0
  • Also there is the error below in the log sybinstxxx.out:
  • Installer can not do update. '\sybase\<SID>' already has SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 SPxx PLxx or newer. Rerun the installer with "DO_UPDATE_INSTALL=false"



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 and 16.0 for Business Suite
  • SAP NetWeaver (NW) - All versions


SAP NetWeaver all versions ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions


Failed to rename \sybase\<SID>\ , Failed to remove \sybase\<SID> , Database live update' failed, SAP HOST AGENT SP 48, saphostctrl, UPDATE_FORCE=1 ASE upgrade, UPDATE_FORCE=1, DO_UPDATE_INSTALL=false , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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