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2942255 - Rename database fails with "Database could not be renamed, cannot rename path, file exists"


Renaming the tenant database and getting the below error.

Could not execute 'RENAME DATABASE XXX TO YYY' in 851 ms 83 us.
SAP DBTech JDBC: [2]: general error: Database could not be renamed; Cannot rename path '/usr/sap/...' :17 (File exists)



  • HANA 1.0
  • HANA 2.0


SAP HANA 1.0, platform edition ; SAP HANA, platform edition 2.0


RENAME DATABASE, DROP DATABASE, tenantdb, "Database could not be renamed", "File exists" , KBA , HAN-DB , SAP HANA Database , Problem

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