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One property of a database or an SAP liveCache is its current operational state.

Operational States

Operational State



The database is ready.

Database users with the corresponding authorizations can log on and execute SQL statements. The Database System Administrator and DBM operators can perform administrative tasks.


For standby instances in hot standby systems only.

You cannot connect to a standby instance. It is constantly in a restart state.


The database is only available for administration tasks.


The database is not running.

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Other Properties

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Database/liveCache Alert Monitor, State