Sybase SQLServer Services Fail to Start

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SYMPTOMS
After you install Windows NT 3.5 Service Pack 2, one or all of thefollowing error messages appear when you attempt to start Sybase SQLServerServices with a user account that has the "Log on as a service" user right:
Stop: Could not start the Sybase SQLServer_COMPUTERNAME service on \\COMPUTERNAME.

Error 0002: The system cannot find the file specified.

Stop: Could not start the Sybase MONServer_COMPUTERNAME_MS service on \\COMPUTERNAME.

Error 0002: The system cannot find the file specified.

Stop: Could not start the Sybase BCKServer_COMPUTERNAME_BS service on \\COMPUTERNAME.

Error 0002: The system cannot find the file specified.


The following events may appear in the system log:
Event ID: 7000
Source: Service Control Manager
Type: Error
Description: The Sybase SQLServer_COMPUTERNAME service failed to start
due to the following error: The system cannot find the file specified.

Event ID: 7000
Source: Service Control Manager
Type: Error
Description: The Sybase SQLServer_COMPUTERNAME_MS service failed to
start due to the following error: The system cannot find the file specified.

Event ID: 7000
Source: Service Control Manager
Type: Error
Description: The Sybase SQLServer_COMPUTERNAME_BS service failed to
start due to the following error: The system cannot find the file specified.
CAUSE
If the command string for a service contains multiple words, and theservice logs on under an account other than LocalSystem, the servicecontroller does not parse the command line correctly.
RESOLUTION
To correct this problem, do one of the following:

  • Install the latest U.S. Service Pack for Windows NT version 3.5.
  • Restore Sybase SQLServer services startup options to log on as the System Account.
  • Restore SERVICES.EXE from the original Windows NT 3.5 CD-ROM or floppy disks.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 3.5.This problem has been corrected in the latest U.S. Service Pack for WindowsNT version 3.5. For information on obtaining the Service Pack, query on thefollowing word in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (without the spaces):
S E R V P A C K

SQLServer is manufactured by Sybase, a vendor independent of Microsoft; wemake no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this product'sperformance or reliability.
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Article ID: 132155 - Last Review: 12/04/2015 11:36:13 - Revision: 4.1

Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.5, Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.5

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