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2092401 - ORA-00955: name is already used by an existing object


You may see this error in several situations, for example when performing an EHP upgrade, you find an error similar to the one below:

Detected the following errors:
# /usr/sap/<SID>/SUM/abap/log/DBCLONE<n>.<SID>:
3 ETGCLN DROP TABLE "<tablename>~"
3 ETGCLN CREATE TABLE "<tablename>~" ...
3 ETGCLN CREATE UNIQUE INDEX "<tablename>~0" on "<tablename>~" ...
1EETGCLN ORA-0955: name is already used by an existing object
1EETGCLN <tablename>
1EETGCLN Error when cloning table structure

When you check file DBCLONE<n>.<SID>, you may see one or more objects involved with this error.

This can also occur when activating an object, performing a transport or a data load to name a few.



  • Any SAP system
  • Any Oracle release
  • Any OS platform


EHP upgrade sum swpm sapinst tp r3load MAIN_SHDCRE/SUBMOD_SHDDBCLONE/DBCLONE shadow wrong used taken , KBA , BC-DB-ORA , Oracle , BC-EHP-INS , Please use BC-UPG-TLS* , Problem

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