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FIX: You may receive an error message when you run a SET IDENTITY_INSERT ON statement on a table and then try to insert a row into the table in SQL Server 2000

Bug #: 471945 (SQL Server 8.0)
SUMMARY
This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
  • The issues that are fixed by this hotfix package.
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.
  • Whether you must restart your computer after you install the hotfix package.
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package.
  • Whether you must make any registry changes.
  • The files that are contained in the hotfix package.
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SYMPTOMS
In Microsoft SQL Server 2000, when you run a SET IDENTITY_INSERT ON statement on a table and then you try to run a query to insert a row into the table that contains an identity column, you may receive an error message that is similar to the following where TableName is the name of the table:
Cannot insert explicit value for identity column in table 'TableName' when IDENTITY_INSERT is set to OFF
For a list of previous hotfixes, see the "Microsoft SQL Server 2000 post-Service Pack 3 or Microsoft SQL Server 2000 post-Service Pack 3a hotfixes" section in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack
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CAUSE
This problem occurs when the client-cached cursor query is not invalidated and the query uses the prior setting of SET INDENTITY_INSERT OFF when it tries to insert the row.

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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

Prerequisites

You must install SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 before you install this hotfix.

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Restart information

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Note SQL Server hotfix installation will stop the SQL Server service.

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Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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.
Microsoft SQL Server 2000, 32-bit versions
   Date         Time   Version        Size       File name   ------------------------------------------------------------------   04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    664,128  Autoplt.dll         04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     78,400  Console.exe         04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    315,968  Custtask.dll        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     33,340  Dbmslpcn.dll        08-Apr-2004  13:42                   786,432  Distmdl.ldf   08-Apr-2004  13:42                 2,359,296  Distmdl.mdf   10-Oct-2003  10:48                       180  Drop_repl_hotfix.sql   04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0  1,905,216  Dtspkg.dll          04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    528,960  Dtspump.dll         04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0  1,557,052  Dtsui.dll           04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    639,552  Dtswiz.dll          10-Oct-2003  10:48                   747,927  Instdist.sql   10-Oct-2003  10:48                     1,581  Inst_repl_hotfix.sql   04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    352,828  Isqlw.exe           04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     82,492  Itwiz.exe           04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     90,692  Msgprox.dll         19-May-2004  15:43  8.11.40209.0     209,408  Mssdi98.dll         04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     62,024  Odsole70.dll        04-Aug-2004  08:11  2000.80.967.0     25,144  Opends60.dll        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     57,904  Osql.exe            04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    279,104  Pfutil80.dll        10-Oct-2003  10:37                   550,780  Procsyst.sql   08-Apr-2004  13:42                    12,305  Qfe469315.sql   08-Apr-2004  13:42                    19,195  Qfe469571.sql   03-Aug-2004  16:13                 1,105,167  Replmerg.sql   04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    221,768  Replprov.dll        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    307,784  Replrec.dll         03-Aug-2004  16:21  2000.80.967.0    159,813  Replres.rll   10-Oct-2003  10:48                 1,087,150  Replsys.sql   10-Oct-2003  10:48                   986,603  Repltran.sql   04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    287,304  Rinitcom.dll        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     78,416  Sdiclnt.dll         04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     66,112  Semmap.dll          04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     57,916  Semnt.dll           04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    492,096  Semobj.dll          03-Aug-2004  16:48  2000.80.967.0    172,032  Semobj.rll   04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     53,832  Snapshot.exe        13-Jul-2004  12:59                   117,834  Sp3_serv_uni.sql   04-Aug-2004  08:09  2000.80.967.0     28,672  Sqlagent.dll        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    311,872  Sqlagent.exe        04-Aug-2004  08:09  2000.80.967.0    168,001  Sqlakw32.dll        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     33,344  Sqlctr80.dll        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0  4,215,360  Sqldmo.dll          04-Aug-2004  08:10                    25,172  Sqldumper.exe       03-Aug-2004  16:11  2000.80.967.0     28,672  Sqlevn70.rll   04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    156,224  Sqlmaint.exe        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    180,792  Sqlmap70.dll        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    188,992  Sqlmmc.dll          03-Aug-2004  16:53  2000.80.967.0    479,232  Sqlmmc.rll   04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    401,984  Sqlqry.dll          04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     57,920  Sqlrepss.dll        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0  7,581,777  Sqlservr.exe        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    590,396  Sqlsort.dll         04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     45,644  Sqlvdi.dll          04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    106,588  Sqsrvres.dll        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     33,340  Ssmslpcn.dll        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     82,492  Ssnetlib.dll        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     25,148  Ssnmpn70.dll        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    123,456  Stardds.dll         04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0    158,240  Svrnetcn.dll        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     76,416  Svrnetcn.exe        04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     49,228  Ums.dll             04-Aug-2004  08:10  2000.80.967.0     98,872  Xpweb70.dll     
Microsoft SQL Server 2000, 64-bit versions
   Date         Time   Version        Size        File name             Platform      -----------------------------------------------------------------------------   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0      56,832  Dbmslpcn.dll          IA-64   08-Apr-2004  13:42                    786,432  Distmdl.ldf   08-Apr-2004  13:42                  2,359,296  Distmdl.mdf   10-Oct-2003  10:48                        180  Drop_repl_hotfix.sql   04-Aug-2004  15:22  2000.80.967.0     528,960  Dtspump.dll           x86   10-Oct-2003  10:48                    747,927  Instdist.sql   10-Oct-2003  10:48                      1,581  Inst_repl_hotfix.sql   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     185,856  Msgprox.dll           IA-64   19-May-2004  15:43  8.11.40517.0      722,944  Mssdi98.dll           IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     150,528  Odsole70.dll          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:24  2000.80.967.0      27,136  Opends60.dll          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     148,992  Osql.exe              IA-64   10-Oct-2003  10:37                    550,780  Procsyst.sql   08-Apr-2004  13:42                     12,305  Qfe469315.sql   08-Apr-2004  13:42                     19,195  Qfe469571.sql   03-Aug-2004  16:13                  1,105,167  Replmerg.sql   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     534,016  Replprov.dll          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     769,536  Replrec.dll           IA-64   04-Aug-2004  08:33  2000.80.967.0     146,432  Replres.rll   10-Oct-2003  10:48                  1,087,150  Replsys.sql   10-Oct-2003  10:48                    986,603  Repltran.sql   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     650,240  Rinitcom.dll          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     160,768  Semmap.dll            IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     132,608  Semnt.dll             IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0      89,088  Snapshot.exe          IA-64   13-Jul-2004  12:59                    117,834  Sp3_serv_uni.sql   04-Aug-2004  15:22  2000.80.967.0      10,240  Sqlagent.dll          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0   1,055,232  Sqlagent.exe          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0      32,256  Sqlctr80.dll          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0  13,845,504  Sqldmo.dll            IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23                     39,936  Sqldumper.exe         IA-64   04-Aug-2004  08:16  2000.80.967.0      19,968  Sqlevn70.rll   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     493,568  Sqlmaint.exe          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0      23,040  Sqlmap70.dll          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     152,064  Sqlrepss.dll          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:24  2000.80.967.0  24,981,504  Sqlservr.exe          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     616,960  Sqlsort.dll           IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     120,320  Sqlvdi.dll            IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     227,328  Sqsrvres.dll          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0      53,760  Ssmslpcn.dll          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     254,976  Ssnetlib.dll          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0      20,992  Ssnmpn70.dll          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     430,080  Svrnetcn.dll          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     185,856  Svrnetcn.exe          IA-64   04-Aug-2004  15:23  2000.80.967.0     187,392  Xpweb70.dll           IA-64
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STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug 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.

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REFERENCES
For additional information about the naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822499 New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
For additional information about the terminology that Microsoft uses when correcting software after it is released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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Article ID: 878501 - Last Review: 11/02/2007 10:01:21 - Revision: 2.3

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Personal Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000, Workgroup Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (Windows)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition 64-bit
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