Uninstall on BizTalk Beta and SQL tables – Cannot drop database “BizTalkMsgBoxDb” because it is currently in use.

Recently I uninstall the beta version of BizTalk 2009 Enterprise, I have to remove BizTalk SQL tables because they were not compatible with the development version, but when I try to remove BizTalkMsgBoxDb gives the following error:

TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
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Drop failed for Database ‘BizTalkMsgBoxDb’. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo)
For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&ProdVer=10.0.1600.22+((SQL_PreRelease).080709-1414+)&EvtSrc=Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ExceptionTemplates.FailedOperationExceptionText&EvtID=Drop+Database&LinkId=20476
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
An exception occurred while executing a Transact-SQL statement or batch. (Microsoft.SqlServer.ConnectionInfo)
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Cannot drop database “BizTalkMsgBoxDb” because it is currently in use. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 3702)

For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&ProdVer=10.00.1600&EvtSrc=MSSQLServer&EvtID=3702&LinkId=20476

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Solution

  • I restarted the SQL server service and it solved the problem.
Author: Sandro Pereira

Sandro Pereira lives in Portugal and works as a consultant at DevScope. In the past years, he has been working on implementing Integration scenarios both on-premises and cloud for various clients, each with different scenarios from a technical point of view, size, and criticality, using Microsoft Azure, Microsoft BizTalk Server and different technologies like AS2, EDI, RosettaNet, SAP, TIBCO etc. He is a regular blogger, international speaker, and technical reviewer of several BizTalk books all focused on Integration. He is also the author of the book “BizTalk Mapping Patterns & Best Practices”. He has been awarded MVP since 2011 for his contributions to the integration community.

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