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2141754 - Repository Import fails at PMLBIN table - SAP PD


  • Inside PowerDesigner, if choosing Menu Repository > Administration > Import Repository in order to import repository into ASE (Adaptive Server Enterprise) via ODBC Driver, the importing process may stop at PMLBIN table and the only error message displayed will be a "Repository Import failed" with no root cause of the error, according to picture below:


  • In PowerDesigner Output console, you will see the information below, and no further error messages after them:


Table 'PMINTG' imported, 0 rows.
Importing table 'PMLATT' ...
Table 'PMLATT' imported, 3444646 rows.
Importing table 'PMLBIN' ...



  • SAP PowerDesigner (PD) 16.5
  • SAP PowerDesigner (PD) 16.6
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) ODBC Driver 15.7 or 16.0
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 or 16.0


SAP PowerDesigner 16.5 ; SAP PowerDesigner 16.6 ; Sybase PowerAMC 16.5


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