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1966154 - commands hang after ASE has run out of lock - ASE for Business Suite


  • Any command on SAP Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) may hang after it has run out of locks
  • instead of aborting the process, ASE hangs upon exhausting locks
  • diagnostic dbcc commands like dbcc stacktrace() also hangs.
  • ASE may have raised error 1204 (SQL1204) before it hangs.
  • Error 1204:
    • ASE has run out of LOCKS. Re-run your command when there are fewer active users, or contact a user with System Administrator (SA) role to reconfigure ASE with more LOCKS.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 for Business Suite
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 for Business Suite
  • SAP NetWeaver (NW) - All versions
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


ASE, SYB, hung, hang, hanging, 1204, number of locks, CR742191, CR#742191, 742191 , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Bug Filed

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