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2983155 - Database can not be dropped with error msg 3702 - SAP ASE


  • A database cannot be dropped.
  • The following error message raises when running drop database or dbcc dbrepair('dbname','dropdb')

Msg 3702, Level 16, State 14:

Server "ASE", Line 1:

Cannot drop the database 'dbname' because it is currently in use.

DBCC execution completed. If DBCC printed error messages, contact a user with System Administrator (SA) role.



  • Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.x

  • Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.x


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


Msg 3702, currently in use, dbcc dbcacheremove, ASE, drop database, dbcc dbrepair , KBA , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , BC-DB-SYB , Business Suite on Adaptive Server Enterprise , Problem

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