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Database going into Restricted user mode after successfull job completion

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Hi, we have a SQL Job and even when the job successfully runs , the database is going to restricted user mode for some reason which is a becoming a problem for the users as they cannot connect
to the DB.

Can anyone please let me know what might have gone wrong with the job ?

Many Thanks
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Question by:gvamsimba
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by:Vitor Montalvão
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What that job does?
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by:gvamsimba
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Hi Vitor,

it is a Datawarehouse overnight Job. It basically has 8 steps where it connects to the transactional databases and
loads the datawarehouse overnight. in the first step, it creates snapshot of the DB, then locks the datwarehouse, then loads all the dimension and fact tables, and finally unlocks the datawarehouse.

In case if this job fails, there is one final step which actually restores the datawareouse from the snapshot created in step1.
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by:Vitor Montalvão
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Seems like for guarantee that the process runs well it set the database to restricted mode so no one can connect to the database during the process but somehow it don't put back the database in the previous mode. The command is ALTER DATABASE DBNameHere SET MULTI_USER
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by:gvamsimba
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Hi Vitor, yes I know the command , but I need to know why is the job not putting back the database in the previous mode ?
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Vitor Montalvão earned 500 total points
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The command is there? If so, you should review the job steps. Maybe is skipping something.
We can't help you without the job code.
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by:gvamsimba
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Yes there was a syntax error in the step which actually unlocks the DW
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