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BULK INSERT won't ignore errors

Posted on 2004-04-21
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Dear Experts,

Here is a chunk of code that imports a text file of web stats into my offline Stats DB. Sometimes there is duplication between the records in the text file and records in the Stats DB (indicated by duplicate Primary key values). I want the system to ignore these records, which I thought it would do be setting MAXERRORS to a ridiculously high number, but VB just bugs out none the less complaining of duplicate primary keys. Anything I can do ?

 oCmd.ActiveConnection = cntDB
    sSQL = "BULK INSERT UMSTATSDB.dbo.[" & sTableName & "] " & _
        "FROM 'D:\UM Stats DB\TODO\" & sFilePath & "' " & _
        "WITH ( " & _
        "FIELDTERMINATOR = '}{', " & _
        "ROWTERMINATOR = ']|[', " & _
        "CHECK_CONSTRAINTS," & _
        "CODEPAGE = 'ACP', " & _
        "KEEPIDENTITY, " & _
        "KEEPNULLS, " & _
        "MAXERRORS=1000000" & _
        ")"

        oCmd.CommandText = sSQL
        oCmd.Execute
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