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Ontape restore failed with SQLCODE -27002

Technote (troubleshooting)


Ontape process fails to connect to the Informix server while performing restore and returns error -27002 (No connections are allowed in quiescent mode).


You took an ontape backup on a lower version of Informix and performing ontape restore on a higher version. The restore is failing with following error:

Physical restore failed - could not fork server connection, SQLCODE -27002


There is a mismatch between Informix versions. You must use the same Informix version for backup and restore.

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Document information

More support for: Informix Servers

Software version: 11.1, 11.5, 11.7, 12.1

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, OS X, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1642825

Modified date: 2014-06-26