Solved

DBCC Corrupt

Posted on 2001-07-19
1
896 Views
Last Modified: 2011-09-20
Anybody know the procedure to use DBCC corrupt, to forcibly corrupt a database table
0
Comment
Question by:amathur347
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
bret earned 100 total points
ID: 6300749
Sure.  First off, it will only run against a database named "victimdb".

You then call dbcc corrupt with an object (id or name),  index id, and error number

Example:

dbcc corrupt(mytable, 1, 2540)

will cause a 2540 error on the clustered index of mytable.

There is a quite limited set of errors that this command can create, mostly errors
that TABLEALLOC will fix:  1133, 2502, 2503, 2521, 2523,2525, 2529, 2540, 2546, and 7939.

It is also not documented or supported in any way by Sybase (so if it fails to corrupt your
table, Sybase won't fix it so it does  :-)

-bret
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar - Networking for the Cloud Era

This webinar discusses:
-Common barriers companies experience when moving to the cloud
-How SD-WAN changes the way we look at networks
-Best practices customers should employ moving forward with cloud migration
-What happens behind the scenes of SteelConnect’s one-click button

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Invest in your employees with these five simple steps to improve employee engagement and retention.
Dramatic changes are revolutionizing how we build and use technology. Every company is automating, digitizing, and modernizing operations. We need a better, more connected way to work together as teams so we can harness the insights from our system…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…
How to Install VMware Tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (RHEL 6.4) Step-by-Step Tutorial

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question