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3096852 - DSI went down with Error #5163 - Text data is being converted from one character set to another - SRS


  • DSI went down and Replication Server error log report the following message:

    ERROR #5163 DSI EXEC(2241(1) RDS.RDB) - eneric/dsi/dsiexec.c(10951)
    Text data is being converted from one character set to another.  The length of the converted text data is longer than the length of the original text data times the config option 'dsi_text_convert_multiplier'.  The value for the database 'RDS.RDB' is '0.000000'.  Please increase this value for the database and resume the DSI thread.

    CTLibConnector::RCIFreeHandle - ct_cmd_drop failed ret 0, try to clean up and drop again.

  • Executing the "alter connection to rds.rdb set dsi_text_convert_multiplier" command to change the setting does not resolve the issue.



  • SAP Replication Server (SRS) 16.0 - Replicate RepServer
  • SAP Replication Server (SRS) 15.7.1 - Primary RepServer


SAP Replication Server 15.7 ; SAP Replication Server 16.0


CR#825510, CR825510, 825510 , KBA , BC-SYB-REP , Sybase Replication Server (standalone) , Known Error

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