Error 1602



Message text

Unable to initialize network %d

NoteThis error may be caused by a hardware problem.


This error occurs during start-up when Adaptive Server is unable to initialize a network connection specified in your network addressing (interfaces or sql.ini) file.

NoteThroughout this write-up, your network addressing file is referred to as your interfaces file.

Error 1602 can occur as a result of any of the following problems in your interfaces file:

Error 1602 can also occur as a result of changes in your network that make entries in your interfaces file unavailable to Adaptive Server.


Check your interfaces file to make sure everything is correct. If any information is incorrect or duplicate entries exist, use one of the following to make corrections to your interfaces file:

If you do not find any incorrect information in your interfaces file, ask your network administrator to verify (at the operating system level) the entries in the interfaces file to make sure all network connections are working properly.

Additional information

For information about modifying the interfaces file for your platform, refer to the Adaptive Server installation and configuration guide.

If you need to call Sybase Technical Support, have your error log output and a copy of your interfaces or sql.ini file ready before you call.

Versions in which this error is raised

All versions