SAP ASE Database

Troubleshooting ASE Databases #

Invalid block size error #

Symptom

DUMP or LOAD commands fails reporting wrong block size

Log Output:

May 20 16:04:45 2020 Backup Server: 4.163.2.2: Invalid block size for device emory::::XXX.DB.20200520.160445.001::001': 
The specified block size '65536' is greater than the maximum block size '16384' of the device.

Solution

Increase the value of SybIOSize on emory.cfg file to at least indicated value. In this case set SybIOSize to 65536.