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2622887 - Error: 216 Attempt to automatically drop temporary table failed - SAP ASE


  • ASE error log reports message 216:
    Error: 216, Severity: 20, State: 3
    Attempt to automatically drop temporary table failed.

  • It may be preceded by another error, most commonly
    • signal error (signal 11 / SIGSEGV)
    • error 1204 'out of locks'

  • It may be followed by error 1105 on system or user tempdb:
    Error: 1105, Severity: 17, State: 4
    Can't allocate space for object 'syslogs' in database 'tempdb' because 'logsegment' segment is full/has no free extents. If you ran out of space in syslogs, dump the transaction log. Otherwise, use ALTER DATABASE to increase the size of the segment.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)
    • While it can affect all ASE releases
    • These are reported mainly on now unsupported ASE codelines (12.5.x , 15.0.x)


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise all versions


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

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