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2270092 - MAIN_SHDIMP/SUBMOD_SHDDEL2/SHDUNINST_DB - Objects left in the Shadow Schema


  • While performing an upgrade using the Software Update Manager (SUM)  an error occurs during the phase MAIN_SHDIMP/SUBMOD_SHDDEL2/SHDUNINST_DB
  • The SAP system uses Oracle as its database
  • The following error can be found in the SAPupConsole.log:
Checks after phase MAIN_SHDIMP/SUBMOD_SHDDEL2/SHDUNINST_DB were negative!

Last error code set:
brconnect exited with 5
Could not drop database shadow user 'SAPR3SHD', see logfile 'SHDUNINST.LOG'
  • When you check file SHDUNINST.LOG, you find that it failed as below:
BR0301E SQL error -1922 at location drown_main-1, SQL statement:
ORA-01922: CASCADE must be specified to drop 'SAPR3SHD'
BR1338E Dropping database owner SAPR3SHD failed



Oracle database.


SAP ERP 6.0 ; SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP all versions


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