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Error ORA-28500 {ZZZZZ,NativeErr = 156} Using Sybase ODBC Driver With DG4ODBC (Doc ID 2005717.1)

Last updated on JUNE 08, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After configuring the Database Gateway for ODBC (DG4ODBC) to connect to a Sybase Database using the native Sybase ODBC driver issuing a SELECT returns the following error:

SQL> select * from "sysobjects"@SYBODBC;
select * from "sysobjects"@SYBODBC
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-28500: connection from ORACLE to a non-Oracle system returned this message:
[SAP][ASE ODBC Driver][Adaptive Server Enterprise]Incorrect syntax near the
keyword 'where'.
{ZZZZZ,NativeErr = 156}
ORA-02063: preceding 3 lines from SYBODBC

The select statement works successfully when using isql to connect to the same Sybase database


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