FIX: The global variable @@ERROR may return an incorrect value after a remote procedure call

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Symptoms
When you use the @@ERROR global variable after a remote procedure call, the @@ERROR global variable may return an incorrect value. For example, if you run a stored procedure on a linked server, and then you run a SELECT @@ERROR statement, the result that is returned may be incorrect.

Note You may notice that the result that is returned by the @@ERROR global variable is inconsistent in the different versions of Microsoft SQL Server 2000.
Resolution

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2000. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack

Hotfix information



The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version         Size       File name   ---------------------------------------------------------------------   31-May-2003  16:45  2000.80.818.0      78,400  Console.exe   24-Jun-2003  23:01  2000.80.818.0      33,340  Dbmslpcn.dll   25-Apr-2003  00:12                    786,432  Distmdl.ldf   25-Apr-2003  00:12                  2,359,296  Distmdl.mdf   29-Jan-2003  23:55                        180  Drop_repl_hotfix.sql   12-Sep-2003  01:26  2000.80.859.0   1,905,216  Dtspkg.dll        26-Aug-2003  18:16  2000.80.854.0     528,960  Dtspump.dll      23-Jun-2003  20:40  2000.80.837.0   1,557,052  Dtsui.dll     23-Jun-2003  20:40  2000.80.837.0     639,552  Dtswiz.dll      24-Apr-2003  00:51                    747,927  Instdist.sql   02-May-2003  23:56                      1,581  Inst_repl_hotfix.sql   08-Feb-2003  04:40  2000.80.765.0      90,692  Msgprox.dll       01-Apr-2003  00:07                      1,873  Odsole.sql   04-Apr-2003  23:46  2000.80.800.0      62,024  Odsole70.dll      07-May-2003  18:41  2000.80.819.0      25,144  Opends60.dll      02-Apr-2003  19:48  2000.80.796.0      57,904  Osql.exe         02-Apr-2003  21:15  2000.80.797.0     279,104  Pfutil80.dll    04-Aug-2003  16:17                    550,780  Procsyst.sql   11-Sep-2003  22:37                     12,305  Qfe469315.sql   22-May-2003  20:57                     19,195  Qfe469571.sql   05-Sep-2003  23:36                  1,090,932  Replmerg.sql   06-Sep-2003  05:18  2000.80.858.0     221,768  Replprov.dll        06-Sep-2003  05:18  2000.80.858.0     307,784  Replrec.dll         05-Sep-2003  22:00                  1,087,150  Replsys.sql   13-Aug-2003  14:28                    986,603  Repltran.sql   29-Jul-2003  18:13  2000.80.819.0     492,096  Semobj.dll       31-May-2003  16:27  2000.80.818.0     172,032  Semobj.rll   05-Aug-2003  19:06                    127,884  Sp3_serv_uni.sql   31-May-2003  23:01  2000.80.818.0   4,215,360  Sqldmo.dll          07-Apr-2003  15:44                     25,172  Sqldumper.exe       19-Mar-2003  16:20  2000.80.789.0      28,672  Sqlevn70.rll   27-Sep-2003  02:42  2000.80.865.0     180,792  Sqlmap70.dll        03-Sep-2003  00:56  2000.80.857.0     188,992  Sqlmmc.dll          02-Sep-2003  21:03  2000.80.857.0     479,232  Sqlmmc.rll   08-Feb-2003  04:40  2000.80.765.0      57,920  Sqlrepss.dll        27-Sep-2003  02:42  2000.80.865.0   7,606,353  Sqlservr.exe      25-Jul-2003  19:44  2000.80.845.0     590,396  Sqlsort.dll         08-Feb-2003  04:40  2000.80.765.0      45,644  Sqlvdi.dll         24-Jun-2003  23:01  2000.80.818.0      33,340  Ssmslpcn.dll        31-May-2003  23:01  2000.80.818.0      82,492  Ssnetlib.dll       31-May-2003  23:01  2000.80.818.0      25,148  Ssnmpn70.dll        31-May-2003  23:01  2000.80.818.0     158,240  Svrnetcn.dll        31-May-2003  16:59  2000.80.818.0      76,416  Svrnetcn.exe       30-Apr-2003  21:52  2000.80.816.0      45,132  Ums.dll            01-Jul-2003  22:19  2000.80.834.0      98,816  Xpweb70.dll
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains these files may also contain additional files.

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

This problem was first corrected in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4.
References
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
RPC linked server @@ERROR
Properties

Article ID: 830375 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 05:25:40 - Revision: 5.0

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Developer Edition
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