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Maint job fails with "error cannot drop statistics _W_Sys_xxx.." .........


Maint job fails with "error cannot drop statistics _W_Sys_xxx.." .........

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Joy Smith San
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Hello,

One of our weekly maintenance job which was running fine failed last 2-3 times. In the log we see the error message as "... cannot drop statistics _W_Sys_xxx.." somthing like that.. I don't understand why is it trying to drop those statistics which do not exist... Can anyone shed some lights on this please ??

Thanks in advance..

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Without seeing what the maintenance job does and why it's trying to delete statistics in the first place, no way to say.

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Gila,

Thanks for the quick response...
It's for rebuilding the indexes.. nothing else..

Smith.
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Without seeing the details and specifics of what the maint plan does, it's going to be near-impossible to answer this.

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