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2997256 - 'lockf' call failed with error number 37 (No locks available) while dumping database - SAP ASE


While dumping a database the following error was seen:

Backup Server: [11] The 'lockf' call failed for database/archive device while working on stripe device '/BackyardDT/MDB_Backup_51020/DB_5_10_2020.dmp' with error number 37 (No locks available). Refer to your operating system documentation for further details.
Backup Server: OPERATOR: Volume on device '/mydevice/mydb.dmp' cannot be opened for write access. Mount another volume.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)
  • Backup Server 


SAP NetWeaver 7.5


lockfd, statd, nfs, nfslock , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Known Error

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