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1868307 - Error SQL4997 "ALTER TABLE xxx failed..." when implementing data collector - SAP ASE for BS


Error 4997 is raised when altering tables saptools..DB_SNAP_DATACACHE and saptools..DB_SNAP_SYSLOAD:

SQL Message: [ASE Error SQL4997]
ALTER TABLE 'saptools..DBH_SNAP_SYSLOAD' failed.
Default clause is required in order to add non-NULL column 'ThreadID'



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 for Business Suite
  • SAP NetWeaver (NW) - All versions (or specific version if related only to a specific SAP Basis)


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions


'allow nulls by default', SQL4997, 4997 , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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