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2559718 - Shrink large CMS / Audit DB on SQL Anywhere


  • Large audit or Central Management Server (CMS) SQL anywhere database file
  • Tables have been truncated, but the space has not been reclaimed
  • Server is running out of space, and the space is needed
  • The problem in the SAP Note below has been found, resolution followed, but still the DB file is taking up a lot of space:
    2500438 - CMS DB rapidly growing in size after upgrade to 4.2 SP04 because Platform Search creates and does not clean up database objects when indexing



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x (BI 4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2)
  • Windows
  • Linux / Unix 
  • SQL Anywhere


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


KBA , BI-BIP-SRV , CMS / Auditing issues (excl. 3rd Party Authentication) , BC-SYB-SQA , SQL Anywhere (on premise, on demand) , Problem

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