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2686302 - 'dump.error' in dumphist file when ASE is running out of locks - SAP ASE


  • Dump history file contains 'dump.error' messages with invalid timestamp at a time when ASE reports 1204 'out of locks
  • Sample output from dumphist file:

3|7|db1|0|Jan  1 1900 12:00:00:000AM|Aug 20 2018  7:37:02:720AM|Aug 20 2018  7:37:02:720AM|dump.error|0|*|0|0|2| |Aug 20 2018  7:37:02:720AM
3|6|db2|0|Jan  1 1900 12:00:00:000AM|Aug 20 2018  7:37:02:796AM|Aug 20 2018  7:37:02:796AM|dump.error|0|*|0|0|2| |Aug 20 2018  7:37:02:796AM
3|7|db1|0|Jan  1 1900 12:00:00:000AM|Aug 20 2018  7:38:02:710AM|Aug 20 2018  7:38:02:710AM|dump.error|0|*|0|0|2| |Aug 20 2018  7:38:02:710AM

  • The dumphist messages correspond exactly to timeframe of ASE reporting error 1204:

Error: 1204, Severity: 17, State: 2 occurred for User 'test1'. Client IP address is '123.456.789.123'.
Error: 1204, Severity: 17, State: 1
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.
ckpt2: Checkpoint process temporarily out of locks.



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Bug Filed

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