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Consider the following scenario:

  • You execute a BCP command to import data from a text file on a system that has the system locale set to Chinese (Simplified, China).

  • The text file is large, for example, more than 30 megabytes (MB).

  • The field separator is set to multiple-bytes characters.

In this scenario, the data may not be imported correctly, and you receive an error message that resembles the following:

SQLState = 22001, NativeError = 0
Error = [Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 11.0]String data, right truncation


The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server:

Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous cumulative update. We recommend that you download and install the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:


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


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