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1933405 - "Drop disallowed for dbspace" error - SAP IQ


A customer encountered below error when tried to drop a db file.
In normal situation, DB file can be dropped when the db file is empty.
In spite the db file was really empty, there was still an error.

      ALTER DBSPACE dbspace_name DROP FILE file_name;

  <Error Message>
     Drop disallowed for dbspace user_main. One or more of the file(s) are in use by the database.-- (db_createdb.cxx 3115)

Finally customer found root cause that customer db had a corruption and the problem status blocked removing.



  • SAP IQ 16.1
  • SAP IQ 16.0
  • SAP Sybase IQ 15.4


SAP IQ 16.0 ; SAP IQ 16.1 ; SAP Sybase IQ 15.4


Drop dbfile, sp_iqcheckdb , Drop disallowed , db_createdb.cxx 3115 , KBA , BC-SYB-IQ , Sybase IQ , Problem

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