Database naming conflict -- aborting startup, Embedded Database Won't Start

  • 7018340
  • 01-Dec-2016
  • 01-Dec-2016

Environment

Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11 Database

Situation

An embedded database won't start.

From Services.msc (after attempting to start the Embedded Database Service):
The Novell ZENworks Embedded Datastore service on Local Computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they are not in use by other services or programs.





From sybase_debug.log (if zenworks embedded database won't start):
E. 12/01 10:07:08. Naming conflict: "Sybase" -- aborting
E. 12/01 10:07:08. Database naming conflict -- aborting startup

From sybase_audit_debug.log (if zenworks embedded database for auditing won't start):
E. 12/01 10:18:07. Cannot access "Sybase": another process may be using the file

Resolution

If the zenworks database won't start, check the zenworks_database.conf in %ZENWORKS_HOME%\conf and remove any extra space(s) or erroneous text that doesn't belong.

 If the zenworks audit database won't start, check the zenworks_audit_database.conf in %ZENWORKS_HOME%\conf and remove any extra space(s) or erroneous text that doesn't belong.

Cause

Erroneous text or extra space(s) in a database configuration file will cause this issue.

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