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2392568 - DBCC SHRINKFILE with EMPTYFILE fails with Msg 2555


Running DBCC SHRINKFILE with EMPTYFILE option fails with the following error message:

Msg 2555, Level 16, State 1, Line1
 Cannot move all contents of file "ECCDATA6" to other places to complete the emptyfile operation.
 DBCC execution completed. If DBCC printed error messages, contact your system administrator.



  • SAP Systems based on SAP NetWeaver 7.0 and higher with ABAP Stack;
  • MS SQL Server 2012 and MS SQL Server 2014.


SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.1 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.2 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0


dbcc shrink, dbcc shrink file, data file, space, release, not releasing, error , KBA , BC-DB-MSS , SQL Server in SAP NetWeaver Products , BW-SYS-DB-MSS , BW on Microsoft SQL Server , Problem

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