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3472437 - SWPM error during The step syb_step_install_database_software Data Unit .. is not signed SAP ASE for BS


Customer wants to use SWPM -Homogenous system copy to install an old version of SAP ASE and got the warning and error per widows example below :

WARNING    datetimestamp .. (SAP-01\Administrator) (startInstallation) [CDataUnitInFilesystem.cpp:184] CDataUnitInFilesystem::matches()
Data unit x:\path\SYBASE_ASE_15.7.0.yxz_RDBMS_BS_\SYBASE_WINDOWS_X86_64 is not signed. DETAILS: The found data unit must not be used. SOLUTION: Ensure that you use the latest available version of SAP ASE downloaded from the SAP Support Portal and ensure that its content is unchanged. Not accepted


ERROR      ...The step syb_step_install_database_software with step key |NW_ABAP_DB|ind|ind|ind|ind|0|0|NW_CreateDBandLoad|ind|ind|ind|ind|createdbandload|0|NW_CreateDB|ind|ind|ind|ind|createdb|0|NW_SYBX_SWITCH|ind|ind|ind|ind|SYB_DB_CONTEXT|0|NW_SYB_DB|ind|ind|ind|ind|id_NW_SYB_DB|0|syb_step_install_database_software was executed with status ERROR (Last error reported by the step: Assertion failed: Unable to work with the archive C:\EHP7\51049750_2.ZIP. Refer to trace file sapinst_dev.log for further information).



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7
  • SWPM 1.1 SP20


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP NetWeaver all versions


KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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