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2439551 - Msg 169 occurs when ASE is configured for utf8 and order by clause - SAP ASE


  • ASE is configured by default character set utf8
  • ASE is not configured for iso_1 character set
  • Query statement raises error: 169, Severity 15, Line 1
  • Query statement with ORDER BY clause
  • Server Message:  Number  169, Severity  15
    Server 'SAP ASE 15.7', Line 1:
    Expression '2' and '3' in the ORDER BY list are same. Expressions in the ORDER BY list must be unique.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)
  • Dataserver


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


utf8, character set, charset, iso_1, Msg 169, Severity 15, Line 1, Order By, statement, CR806181, CR#806181, 806181 , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Bug Filed

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