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I'm trying to copy data from an Oracle source table  (using the MS OLE DB for Oracle option) to a MS SQL Server 7  table. It works fine except for the two Date columns (by default
converted to DateTIme in SQL Server).
The only odd thing I notice, is that when I preview the Oracle source, some of the years look too old (1844 for example),but even those should convert to DateTime....
How do I approach this?
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The minimum year supported by SQL Server is 1752, if your data has year older then this , then there is a problem. in that case you can use a char column to store the data
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Thanks. That was my first thought too,  to change the destination to char. It didn't
work at that time, but it works now for some reason!

Great answer, and I appreciate your quick response!
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