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3468373 - Error 4246 for dump tran under bypass recovery - SAP ASE


  • When executing dump transaction with no_log command
  • On a database in bypass recovery mode
    • Also referred to as suicide log procedure / suiciding the log

  • Error 4246 is returned
    dump tran db1 with no_log

    Msg 4246, Level 16, State 1:
    Server 'ASE', Line 1:
    Warning: You cannot run DUMP TRANSACTION WITH NO_LOG for a database that is in bypass recovery mode because this can cause data inconsistency.
    Use the command 'dump tran db1 with no_log, force_key=12345' to bypass this restriction.



SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 & 16.0


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


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

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