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dscp and dsedit in SDK/Open Server 15.0 ESD#13

Summary: Using the utilities dscp on all platforms and dsedit on Windows from SDK/Open Server 15.0 ESD#13 to modify or delete an existing server entry in the interfaces file corrupts the interfaces file.

Note: This is only with 15.0 ESD#13

Contents

This document contains the following sections:

  • Problem Description
  • Recommendation

Problem Description

Description: Using the utilities dscp on all platforms and dsedit on Windows from SDK/Open Server 15.0 ESD#13 to modify or delete an existing server entry in the interfaces file corrupts the interfaces file.

Impact: the interfaces file is corrupted.

Workaround:

  1. Do not use dscp/dsedit to modify or delete the interfaces file.
  2. Use a text editor to update the interfaces file.
  3. Use dscp/dsedit from the previous ESD i.e., ESD#12
  4. Wait for SDK/Open Server 15.0 ESD#14 that is being released by end of June 2008

Products Affected: SDK/Open Server 15.0 ESD#13 on all platforms

Recommendation

Sybase strongly recommends that all customers undertake the following steps until a resolution to this issue becomes available:

  • Do not use dscp/dsedit to modify or delete an existing entry in the interfaces file.
  • Use dscp/dsedit from SDK 15.0 ESD#12
  • Use a text editor to edit the interfaces file.
  • Copy the backup of the interfaces file prior to the edit.

Sybase intends to release the following EBFs in June 2008 to resolve the issue

ProductEBF
SDK/Open Server 15.0 ESD#14

Customers can obtain software EBFs from the EBFs/Maintenance downloads site at http://downloads.sybase.com

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