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2055121 - Error 3762 "The decrypt_default for column ... was not found" when dropping a table with an encrypted column - SAP ASE


  • ASE configured for use of encrypted columns
  • Encryption key created in user database A
  • Table created in user database B utilizing encryption key from database A
  • Attempt to drop the database B table from master database fails with error 3762:

Msg 3762, Level 18, State 1:
Server 'SYBASE', Line 1:
The decrypt_default for column id 2 was not found in the system catalogs.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.x 
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.0 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.5


Encryption key,column,decrypt , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Bug Filed

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