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1911849 - Error 10321 - "Ad-hoc updates to system catalogs not enabled." when attempting to modify a system table - ASE


  • Execution of any command involving data modification to a system table fails with ASE error 10321:

Msg 10321, Level 14, State 1:
Server 'SYBASE', Line 1:
Ad-hoc updates to system catalogs not enabled. A user with System Security Officer (SSO) role must reconfigure system to allow this.

  • The error may result from any data modification command (DML) such as INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE
  • The error may occur using a utility such as Bulk Copy (BCP)



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) all versions.


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions ; Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions


message 10353 , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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