Siebel Remote: GenNewDB fails with SBL-GDB-00004 and 'Syntax error' for Sequence-based custom extension column

(Doc ID 1939954.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2017

Applies to:

Siebel CRM - Version 8.1.1.8 [23012] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Siebel Remote - on version 8.1.1.8 [23012]:

On a Siebel Test environment, Generate New Database Template (GenNewDB) task is failing with error:
"SBL-GDB-00004: Error in Main function."

Detailed errors from log:

SQLError Statement 0 00000006541b140d:0 2014-09-19 15:00:08 SQL Statement:
create table CX_STC_SEQ_GEN (
"VOBB_SEQUENCE_GEN" numeric(300,0) primary key default autoincrement,
"ROW_ID" varchar(45) not null,
"CREATED" timestamp default current timestamp not null,
"CREATED_BY" varchar(45) not null,
...)
;

DBCLog DBCLogError 1 00000006541b140d:0 2014-09-19 15:00:08 [Sybase][ODBC Driver][Adaptive Server Anywhere]Syntax error near '300' on line 2
GenericLog GenericError 1 00000006541b140d:0 2014-09-19 15:00:08 SQL Message, 37000: [Siebel Database][ODBC Driver][Adaptive Server Anywhere]Syntax error near '300' on line 2
...
GenericLog GenericError 1 00000006541b140d:0 2014-09-19 15:00:09 Error creating SQL Anywhere database template file (UTLOdbcExecDirectDDL table).
GenericLog GenericError 1 00000006541b140d:0 2014-09-19 15:00:09 Error in MainFunction (CreateDbTemplateFile)
GenericLog GenericError 1 00000006541b140d:0 2014-09-19 15:00:09 (gennewdb.cpp (610) err=524292 sys=2) SBL-GDB-00004: Error in Main function.


Impact of the issue: Unless GenNewDB is completing with success, the Database Extract (DbXtract) for Mobile or Developer users could not be executed in that environment.

Cause

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