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Important Advisory Notes

  • If you want to run DBArtisan on Microsoft Windows 8.1, verify that third-party DBMS native drivers install properly. Consider using a JDBC connection.

Known Issues

  • The current version of DBArtisan does not support the MySQL ODBC client that shipped with previous versions of DBArtisan. If DBArtisan crashes after connecting to a MySQL data source:
  1. Close DBArtisan.
  2. Uninstall the older MySQL ODBC client.
  3. Restart DBArtisan and try connecting to a MySQL datasource. You are prompted to install the MySQL client drivers.
  4. Follow the installation instructions to install the new driver.
  • Note that when debugging a procedure against an Oracle data source, DBArtisan performs a compilation before debugging. During a compilation, Oracle invalidates referencing objects. For example, if procedures A2 and A3 both reference procedure A1, debugging procedure A1 in DBArtisan, will result in procedures A2 and A3 being invalidated.
  • In some situations the Database Monitor may prompt to connect to an already connected datasource if auto-connect is not enabled for that datasource.
  • For servers running on Sybase version 12.5.3a, the CREATE ENCRYPTION KEY and DECRYPT permissions do not display properly--they'll be shown as null. See Sybase's document CR392544 ("sp_helpprotect does not show privileges related to encryption keys."). This has been fixed in ASE version 12.5.3a/ESD#1 (now available as a download) and ASE version 12.5.4.
  • The SQL Server Agent failing problem is caused by the lack of permission to enumerate the status of the server service. To determine the status of the server, the user must have permission to check the status of the server service. If the user running DBArtisan at the client machine is a not a local user who can be authenticated at the server machine, the Server Agent jobs will fail.
    Workaround:
    • If the user that runs DBArtisan is not a domain user, create the same user with the same password on the server.
    • If the user is a domain user, make sure the user can login to the server.
  • When you are using the Debugger:
    • The Debugger windows (Variables, Watch, CallStack, Dependency) cannot be undocked. This behavior is deliberate and is true only for the Debugger windows. The Output window can be undocked.
    • When running Windows XP SP2, SQL Server 2000 SP4 is required on both the client and the server.
    • When running the Debugger on SQL Server 2005 CLIENTS:
  1. Verify that the file ssdebugps.dll is registered on the client machine. This file is REQUIRED for debugging and Microsoft only installs it on the server machine and not as a part of a client-only install.
  2. Follow the instructions under the "Configure DCOM on the computer that is running Visual Studio. NET" heading from Microsoft to reconfigure the DCOM settings on your client machine: //support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/833977.
  3. On the Default Properties tab of the My Computer dialog box, make sure the Default Authentication Level is set to None and that the Default Impersonation Level is set to Impersonate.
  • When using the IDERA Sybase debugger against a Sybase database with multiple temporary databases (supported in Sybase ASE 12.5.0.3 and above), either the user or the debugger application must be bound to a specific temporary database.
    • To bind the IDERA Sybase Debugger:
      sp_tempdb "bind" , "ap", "Sybase Debugger", "DB", "<tempdb name>"
    • To bind the user:
      sp_tempdb "bind", "lg", "<login id>", "DB", "<tempdb name>"
  • The BCP (bulk copy) data movement option is disabled for cross-platform migration. In addition, to use the BCP in a Sybase-to-Sybase migration, the user must be logged in as System Administrator *or* the "select into/bulkcopy/pllsort" database option must be true on the target catalog. If this option is "false" on the target catalog, BCP will not appear as a data movement option for non-system users.
  • DBArtisan is currently unable to create table names, column names, and check constraint names longer than 18 characters on an OS390 mainframe database.
  • On SQL Server 2005, the Browser component is disabled by default. With this service disabled, in DBArtisan you cannot reference SQL Server instances by name, only by port number. If you want the ability to reference SQL Server instances by name, you must enable this service on the server.

Bug Fixes

Bugs Fixed in DBArtisan 16.6.1

Issue # Description DBMS

DBA-34006

DDL user extract not returning correctly on Oracle 11g R1

Oracle

Bugs Fixed in DBArtisan 16.6

Issue # Description DBMS

DBA-15442

View Extraction sometimes works but will cause the application to crash or be in a hung status

Oracle

DBA-24417

[SQL Assist] Code complete is enabled but does not display suggested columns

Oracle

DBA-29432

Comment lines not showing in the transaction logs

DBA-31490

[SQL Editor] Explain plan is not displaying all the steps for a parallel DML

Oracle

DBA-33555

DBArtisan 2016 when extract SQL for a GLOBAL index it gets converted to a LOCAL index in the extraction

Sybase ASE

DBA-33690

Sybase User Object Editor crashes

Sybase ASE

DBA-33697

Oracle passwords are not taking during new user creation

Oracle

DBA-33843

DBArtisan discovers a data source multiple times and adds it with a new extension

Oracle

DBA-33870

DBArtisan discovers a data source multiple times and adds it with a new extension

Oracle

DBA-33903

Oracle extract is not pulling complete information and is giving a message, AS LANGUAGE C NAME , LIBRARY

Oracle

DBA-33910

Just upgraded to DBArtisan 2016 9.7.5 and on my Oracle connection I cannot see the parameters for an instance

Oracle

DBA-33911

Copying the connection description for an AWS connection to Oracle the program core dumps and exits

Oracle

DBA-33935

Last datasource registered using a TNSNames alias does not show in list

Oracle

DBA-33971

Create like function not working properly

Oracle

DBA-33974

DBArtisan crash

RAP-5816

[SQL Editor][Code Complete] Auto complete feature fails to function properly, nothing appears after period

Sybase ASE

RAP-6118

Proc Missing Defines Test gives an error message

Oracle

RAP-6120

ETSQLProblemRequestManagerThread.log

Bugs Fixed in DBArtisan 2016+ (16.5)

Issue # Description DBMS

RAP-6086

Login Dialog crash

RAP-6048

[Data Source Navigator] Occasional crashes when expanding databases node from the datasource navigator

SQL Server

DBA-33446

[Data Cache] After Preview statements are in the wrong order.

Sybase ASE

DBA-33390

[BNF] CBufferedOutputRouter crash.

DBA-33331

PCLender Crash

SQL Server

DBA-32998

[Sybase][Parsers] Batch delimiter ‘go’ on its own is treated as procedure instead of empty statement.

Sybase ASE

DBA-32608

[Oracle][Extract Role] Extracting DDL a role, the users assigned to the role are no longer included.

Oracle

DBA-31248

[Crash Report] DBArtisan crashes while outputting SQL results.

All

DBA-30756

[DBMS Actions] Cannot create insert statements from a particular table.

Sybase ASE

DBA-30248

Error establishing a debugger session with the server.

DB2 for LUW

DBA-18630

Extraction issue – XML INLINE LENGTH and compression not recognized.

DB2 for LUW

Bugs Fixed in DBArtisan 2016 Patch (16.0.1)

Issue # Description DBMS

RAP-6050

[JDBC][Procedures] Smallint being treated as bit datatype.

SQL Server

RAP-6048

[Data Source Navigator] Occasional crashes when expanding databases node from the datasource navigator.

SQL Server

RAP-6027

[Crash] Sybase IQ customer crashes.

Sybase IQ

DBA-33166

Case Number 00455434: Invalid column name 'systemwide password expiration'

Sybase ASE

DBA-33159

[Enhancement] Change fillfactor default value to prevent space consumption and performance issues on index rebuild

SQL Server

DBA-33154

[BCBSVT] [SQL Editor] Application crashes during SQL Editor session

DB2 for LUW

DBA-33152

DBA-33150 [Enhancement] Improve the exception handling in case of driver blowing up

Oracle

DBA-33151

DBA-33150 [ISQL] Nomura crashes

Oracle

DBA-33150

Find a solution to the random crashes experienced by customers

All

DBA-33141

[DBMS Object Management] Crash and inoperative state with views

DB2 for LUW

DBA-33108

Oracle 11g and higher already has a PLAN_TABLE installed

Oracle

DBA-33095

Provide support for SQL*PLUS script commands

Oracle

DBA-33076

[Analysts] Unable to run an analysis report

SQL Server

DBA-33068

[Enhancement][Functions]Some objects do leave out the schema name in the CREATE

SQL Server

DBA-33033

Customer case 00443195: Schedule of Capacity Analyst does not work on machines with Windows in Spanish

SQL Server

DBA-32999

[DBMS Object Management] Database option "allow incremental dumps" is not shown for Sybase 15.7 SP130

Sybase ASE

DBA-32987

[Edit Data] Copy-Paste from Edit Data grid returns weird characters

SQL Server

DBA-32967

[Schema extraction/publication] Can't execute schema extraction and schema publication with some DBMS

SQL Server

DBA-32960

In Edit Data, the DELETE of a row is not actually performed in the table

SQL Server

DBA-32959

[Enhancement]Migrate Database object is missleading

Sybase ASE

DBA-32945

[DBMS Object Management] Can't exchange a table partition

Oracle

DBA-32943

Unable to kill sessions from the Lock tab in Database monitoring

Sybase ASE

DBA-32935

Analyst update error on Oracle datasources ORA-01031: insufficient privileges

Oracle

DBA-32713

[Utilities] No records are migrated with migrated feature

Sybase ASE

DBA-32698

[ISQL] Crashes in Isql when running multiple scripts

All

DBA-31366

[DBMS Actions] Tables based on materialized views do not get extracted with the appropiate unique index

Oracle

Bugs Fixed in DBArtisan 2016 (16.0.0)

Issue # Description DBMS

RAP-5970

Customer case 00430700: The application generates a corrupt xlsx file when importing results to Excel.

Oracle

RAP-5865

[Tools] Ability to save a .csv file from results where all the fields are enclosed in double quotes.

Oracle

RAP-5742

508 compliance for the application: JAWS incorrectly reads the drop-down options that have separators.

DBA-32830

Not consistently opening SQL files from location set in Directories option for "User SQL Scripts"

DBA-32585

Lapsed time clock at the bottom of a Query/Results tab frame no longer works

Oracle

DBA-32474

[File Execution Facility] After row 43, Dates are being returned as zeros

All

DBA-32472

[Regression][DMBS Actions] Hide time portion of DATE datatype if zero option suppresses the time portion for all rows, even if they have non-zero times

Oracle

DBA-31935

[Schema Extraction] When extracting or compiling Function, the comments are missing from Function

Oracle

DBA-30919

[DBMS Actions] Ability to name output file

All

DBA-22901

Request support for Excel 2007

All

DBA-22732

[Editor results]Request for support for the option to save the result in Excel binary format, extension xlsb

All

DBA-4638

Wrong database device size is displayed in Explorer window

Sybase ASE

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