Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CallManager)

Cisco Unified CallManager 4.x: "Error Code 10012 Database error Contact System Administrator" Error Message

Document ID: 97053

Updated: Jun 19, 2007



When a user accesses a Call Detail Records (CDR) search from CDR Analysis and Reporting (CAR) in Cisco CallManager, the user receives the Error Code 10012 Database error Contact System Administrator error message. This document explains the recommended workaround for this error message .



Cisco recommends that you have knowledge of these topics:

  • Cisco CallManager

  • CDR Analysis and Reporting (CAR)

Components Used

The information in this document is based on these versions:

  • Cisco CallManager 4.x

The information in this document was created from the devices in a specific lab environment. All of the devices used in this document started with a cleared (default) configuration. If your network is live, make sure that you understand the potential impact of any command.


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Error Code 10012 Database error Contact System Administrator

The Error Code 10012 Database error Contact System Administrator error message is likely to occur when the Cisco CallManager CAR user tries to perform a Structured Query Language (SQL) query for the CDR database.


Complete these steps in order to resolve this issue:

  1. Check whether you have the DBL monitor service running on the Publisher and the Subscriber.

  2. Check whether you have the CDR insert service running on the Publisher.

  3. If all of these services are running on the respective CallManagers, then stop and start them.

    You can restart these services because call processing is not affected.

This error message might also be a result of an insufficient permissions issue in the CDR database. If so, complete these steps:

  1. Choose Start > Programs > SQL Server > Enterprise Manager in order to open the SQL Enterprise Manager.

  2. Choose Security > Logins.

  3. Right-click on the <Servername>\CCMServiceRW account.

  4. Choose Properties > Database access.

  5. Check CDR, and click on Public and db_owner.

  6. Click OK in order to close the screen.

  7. In the Enterprise Manager, choose Databases.

  8. Choose CDR > Users.

  9. Right-click on the user CCMServiceRW > Properties, and check db_owner.

  10. Complete steps 8 and 9 for all these users:

    • CCMCDR


    • CiscoCCMCDR

    • CiscoCCMUSER

Related Information

Updated: Jun 19, 2007
Document ID: 97053