SQL Server Errors

DEFAULT or NULL are not allowed as explicit identity values.

Error Message:Msg 339, Level 16, State 1, Line 2DEFAULT or NULL are not allowed as explicit identity values. Severity level:16. Description:This error message appears, when one tries to explicitely INSERT a NULL marker into a column with the IDENTITY property. The same error is raised, when one tries to enter a value into such an […]

A constant expression was encountered in the ORDER BY list, position %i.

Error Message:Msg 408, Level 16, State 1, Line 1A constant expression was encountered in the ORDER BY list, position %i. Severity level:16. Description:This error message appears, when you try to use a constant expression in the ORDER BY clause. Consequences:The T-SQL statement can be parsed, but causes the error at runtime. Resolution:Error of the Severity […]

Invalid argument for SET ROWCOUNT. Must be a non-null non-negative integer.

Error Message:Msg 507, Level 16, State 2, Line 3Invalid argument for SET ROWCOUNT. Must be a non-null non-negative integer. Severity level:16. Description:This error message appears, when you try to call SET ROWCOUNT with an invalid argument. Consequences:The T-SQL statement can be parsed, but causes the error at runtime. Resolution:Error of the Severity Level 16 are […]

Invalid length parameter passed to the %ls function.

Error Message:Msg 536, Level 16, State 1, Line 3Invalid length parameter passed to the %ls function. Severity level:16. Description:This error message appears, when you call a string function with an invalid length parameter. Consequences:The T-SQL statement can be parsed, but causes the error at runtime. Resolution:Error of the Severity Level 16 are generated by the […]

Could not find any index named ‘%1!’ for table ‘%2!’.

Error Message:Msg 7999, Level 16, State 10, Line 1Could not find any index named ‘%1!’ for table ‘%2!’. Severity level:16. Description:This error message is raised, when SQL Server cannot find the specified index on that table. Consequences:The T-SQL statement can be parsed, but causes the error at runtime. Resolution:Error of the Severity level 16 are […]

The ORDER BY clause is invalid in views, inline functions, derived tables, subqueries

Error Message:Msg 1033, Level 15, State 1, Line 5The ORDER BY clause is invalid in views, inline functions, derived tables, and subqueries, unless TOP is also specified. Severity level:15. Description:This error message appears, when you try to call one of the above mentioned constructs without specifying also TOP or FOR XML. Consequences:The SQL statement cannot […]

‘%.*ls’ is not a recognized %ls option.

Error Message:Msg 155, Level 15, State 1, Line 1‘%.*ls’ is not a recognized %ls option. Severity level:15. Description:This error message appears, when an invalid option was specified for a system supplied function. Consequences:The SQL statement cannot be parsed and further execution is stopped. Resolution:Error of the Severity Level 15 are generated by the user and […]

The TOP N WITH TIES clause is not allowed without a corresponding ORDER BY clause.

Error Message:Msg 1062, Level 15, State 1, Line 2The TOP N WITH TIES clause is not allowed without a corresponding ORDER BY clause. Severity level:15. Description:This error message appears, when you try to use a TOP n WITH TIES clause without a corresponding ORDER BY clause. Consequences:The SQL statement cannot be parsed and further execution […]

“%1!”: Temporary views are not allowed.

Error Message:Msg 4103, Level 15, State 1, Line 2“%1!”: Temporary views are not allowed. Severity level:15. Description:This error message appears when you try to create a temporary view, analogue to a temporary table. Consequences:The SQL statement cannot be parsed and further execution is stopped. Resolution:Error of the Severity level 15 are generated by the user […]

Database ‘%1!’ already exists.

Error Message:Msg 1801, Level 16, State 3, Line 1Database ‘%1!’ already exists. Severity level:16. Description:This error message appears when you try to create a database with a name under which already a database exists on the specific SQL Server instance. Consequences:The T-SQL statement can be parsed, but causes the error at runtime. Resolution:Error of the […]
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