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ODI Studio Work Repository "Erase from Database" Option Not Dropping Schema and Tables in MS SQL Server (Doc ID 2856865.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 20, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version and later
Oracle Data Integrator on Marketplace - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) 12c repositories on Microsoft SQL Server are not dropped when selecting the option "Erase from Database", ie:

  1. Login to ODI Studio
  2. Go to Topology
  3. Expand Repository -> Work Repositories
  4. Right-click the repository to be dropped and select "Erase from Database"
  5. Select OK
  6. Refresh in "Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio" to view the schemas
    => the repository still exists and it is only "detached" from the Master Repository

The issue is not observed with repositories in an Oracle database, and is specific to MS SQL Server


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