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2489011 - SQL error 12205 and/or 12207 reportted on table NRIV - SAP ASE for Business Suite


  • SAP applications running slow during RFC processing, ICM background jobs (ie while creating or copying users in SU01).
  • SQL errors SQL12205 and/or SQL12207 are reported from ST22 on the table NRIV, ie:

Short text
SQL error 12205 when accessing table "NRIV".
What happened?
Error Text of the Database: "[ASE Error SQL12205]Could not acquire a lock within the specified wait period.
SERVER level wait period=1800 seconds, spid=99, lock type=update row, dbid=4, objid=1399476458, pageno=5149625, rowno=51. 
Aborting the transaction. "

  • From SM50 - work processes stall - DIRECT READ on NRIV table can be seen.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 and 16.0 for Business Suite
  • SAP Netweaver - all versions


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP NetWeaver all versions


NRIV, ARFCSSTATE, RFC, locks, waits, SQL12205, SQL12207, 818023, use_gwstart , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , SAP Business Suite on Sybase ASE Database Platform , BW-SYS-DB-SYB , BW on Sybase ASE Database Platform , BC-SRV-NUM , Number Range Management , Problem

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