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I am trying to migrate sa-11 to sa-17 and this is a ML sync situation. I have successfully converted the consolidated.db (sa) to 17 and I have mlsrv17 connected. My next step was to convert my empty remote db to 17 which I have done. This query:

SELECT version FROM SYSHISTORY WHERE operation = 'INIT'; =

I try to connect using dbmlsync and I get this message:

I. 2016-03-02 11:37:15. SQL Anywhere MobiLink Client Version
I. 2016-03-02 11:37:15. 
I. 2016-03-02 11:37:15. Copyright © 2015 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company.
I. 2016-03-02 11:37:15. All rights reserved.
I. 2016-03-02 11:37:15. Use of this software is governed by the SAP Software Use Rights Agreement.
I. 2016-03-02 11:37:15. Refer to
I. 2016-03-02 11:37:15. 
I. 2016-03-02 11:37:15. Running Windows 7 Build 7601 Service Pack 1 on X86_64
I. 2016-03-02 11:37:15. Executable built for X86_64 processor architecture
I. 2016-03-02 11:37:15. 
I. 2016-03-02 11:37:15. Connecting to remote database
E. 2016-03-02 11:37:15. The database server version is not compatible with this version of dbmlsync.
I have now tried unloading my empty db and creating a new database using dbinit and got the same result. Not sure where to go from here.


asked 02 Mar '16, 13:49

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edited 02 Mar '16, 13:50

Is it possible dbmlsync is connecting to a running V11 server?

(02 Mar '16, 16:35) Nick Elson S...

Just found the problem. I was connecting through and ODBC data source. The driver displays version 17 and testing the connection works but when I changed the -c connection for dmmlsync to eng=server;dbn=dbname that problem went away and I got some more problems.

(02 Mar '16, 23:42) jimboidaho_g...

FWIW, you are using the v17 GA version ( - I'd recommend to use the freshest SP ( on Windows) to include any fixes.

(03 Mar '16, 04:05) Volker Barth
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