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2198822 - Error 247 is returned when running sp_addthreshold in a database - SAP ASE


  • Error 247 is returned when running sp_addthreshold on a database larger than the following:

    • 4 terabytes on a 2k page ASE server
    • 8 terabytes on a 4k page ASE server
    • 16 terabytes on a 8k page ASE server
    • 32 terabytes on a 16k page ASE server
  • For example:
         sp_addthreshold mydb, "default", 110843980, 'sp_run_threshold'

    Returns this error message:

Msg 247, Level 16, State 1:
Server 'ASE', Procedure 'sp_addthreshold', Line 220:
Arithmetic overflow during implicit conversion of UNSIGNED INT value '2216879616' to a INT field.
(return status = -6)



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.5 and 15.7
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)  Business Suite
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE CE) Cluster Edition


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 Cluster Edition ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise Cluster Edition 15.7


unsigned int, bigint, CR787605, CR#787605, 787605, installmaster , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , BC-SYB-ASE-CE , ASE Cluster Edition (Standalone) , BW-SYS-DB-SYB , BW on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Bug Filed

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