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How do you check the current date format of an SQL Server 2005 database?

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How do you check the current date format of a SQL Server 2005 database?
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Aneesh Retnakaran earned 250 total points
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Hello rbtt,

dbcc useroptions  

and check for the dateformat

GOD BLESS,

Aneesh R.
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by:rbtt
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I am new to MS SQL Server 2005.

How do I check DBCC user options?
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
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ohh... that's a single statement, must be run on a new query window

DBCC USEROPTIONS

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I see it  as : mdy

does that necessarily mean mm--dd--yyyy or could it be another day,month,year format?
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by:chapmandew
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yep, that is what it means.

do this to make sure:

select getdate()  

it should return it in that format.
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