FIX: Error 544 occurs when you use SET IDENTITY_INSERT on temp table in SQL Server 2019

Applies to: SQL Server 2019 on LinuxSQL Server 2019 on Windows

Symptoms


When temp table is used in a different scope and identity insert is performed for the temp table by the SET IDENTITY_INSERT in SQL Server 2019, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:
Msg 544 Cannot insert explicit value for identity column in table

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. 

Resolution


This issue is fixed in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:
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