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1716064 - Error: "String too long for column when recording operation in transaction log" in the Windows Application log when viewing Web Intelligence document


  • The following Windows Application Event log is generated when viewing Web Intelligence document with multiple queries (followed by several warning and an error from CMS)

Event Type: Error
Event Source: SQLANY 12.0
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1
User:  N/A
Computer: Server Name
The description for Event ID ( 1 ) in Source ( SQLANY 12.0 ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The following information is part of the event: SQLANYs_BOE120SQLAW, *** ERROR *** Assertion failed: 100914 ([BOE120_AUDIT]
String too long for column when recording operation in transaction log.

  • The SQL Anywhere database is stopped in the Windows services: SQLANYs_BOE120SQLAW (name of SYBASE SQL Anywhere service) 
  • Central Management Server(CMS) stops and cannot be restarted



  • BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1 SP5(Full build and incremental update)
  • BusinessObjects Edge XI 3.1 SP5(Full build and incremental update)
  • SYBASE SQL Anywhere
  • Auditing Database
  • Web Intelligence(12,162 bytes characters of SQL query is generated)


SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


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