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3225688 - ISQL error 'Unable to open buffer file' - SAP ASE


  • When connecting to ASE with ISQL command line utility
  • A buffer file error is returned and connection fails :

    $  isql -U sa -S ASE_NAME -Pxxx
    Unable to open buffer file.

  • Can the buffer file location for ISQL be configured and changed?
  • How to change the buffer file location of ISQL?



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise. All Versions.


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


ctisql, isql, temporary, work, file , temporary file , temporary work file  , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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