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3094078 - ASE host slows down and appears to hang after the Fault Manager starts - SRS


  • The database host slows down and appears to hang after starting Fault Manager (FM).
  • Run the following and there are multiple lines of shell reported using ps command:

    Example: ps -ef | grep csh
    sybase   130989 130985  0 00:58 ?        00:00:00 /bin/csh /sybase/<CID>/SYBASE.csh
    sybase   130992 130988  0 00:58 ?        00:00:00 /bin/csh /sybase/<CID>/SYBASE.csh
    sybase   130993 130989  0 00:58 ?        00:00:00 /bin/csh /sybase/<CID>/SYBASE.csh
    sybase   130996 130992  0 00:58 ?        00:00:00 /bin/csh /sybase/<CID>/SYBASE.csh
  • FM heartbeat on ASE host spawns processes recursively.
  • OS memory usage keeps increasing.
  • The .cshrc file was created for user that owns ASE release and processes in its HOME directory (example: sybase or syb<cid>).  And the .cshrc file contain the execution of the SYBASE.csh.
    cat .cshrc



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 with Always-on Option (HADR)
  • SAP Replication Server (SRS) 16.0


SAP Replication Server all versions


KBA , BC-SYB-REP , Sybase Replication Server (standalone) , How To

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