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2466066 - Error 4246 when running DUMP TRAN with no_log in bypass recovery mode - SAP ASE 15.7 SP138 and SP139


  • Running 'dump tran with no_log' when database is in bypass recovery.
  • ASE returns error 4246 and requests dump command to be run with 'force_key' clause and specified key:

Msg 4246, Level 16, State 1:
Server 'ASE', Line 1:
Warning: You cannot run DUMP TRANSACTION WITH NO_LOG for a database that is in bypass recovery mode because this can cause data inconsistency.
Use the command 'dump tran db1 with no_log, force_key=<value>' to bypass this restriction.

  • When run with specified force_key, it again requests a force_key with different value.
  • ASE will ask for a new key every time.



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 SP138 & SP139 only.


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7


CR784167 , CR#784167 , 784167, succeed, subsequent , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Bug Filed

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