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2427961 - Code of IBM DB2 triggers is truncated to 8 chars - SAP PD


  • Code of triggers is truncated to 8 characters although IBM DB2 supports a higher value.
  • Limit is 18 bytes in IBM DB2 Version 9.1 for Linux and Windows.
  • Maximum length is 128 bytes for IBM DB2 for z/OS Version 10, 11 and 12, and for IBM DB2 Version 9.5, 9.7, 10.x and 11 for Linux and Windows.



  • SAP PowerDesigner (PD) 16.6
  • IBM DB2


SAP PowerDesigner all versions


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