2042589 - sp_dropserver fails with error 536 - SAP ASE | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2042589 - sp_dropserver fails with error 536 - SAP ASE

Symptom

  • create a database that has a file-based location (as opposed to on an ASE logical device)
  • Msg 536, Level 16, State 3:
    Server 'ase157', Procedure 'sp_dropserver', Line 265:
    Invalid length parameter with value of -1 passed to the substring function.
    (return status = -6)

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Environment

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) on All Versions

Product

SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.0 ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.5

Keywords

dropserver, logical devices , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Bug Filed

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