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SQLDateTime overflow Delete issue?

Posted on 2009-07-02
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I receive the error: "SqlDateTime overflow. Must be between 1/1/1753 12:00:00 AM and 12/31/9999 11:59:59 PM" when attempting to delete a record in my backend sql server 2005 database??
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
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datetime wont support upto 9999 use value upto 2049-12-31
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
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sorry , mymistake it supports   January 1, 1753, through December 31, 9999..  seems like your database constain values that are out of range
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by:ralmada
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Aneesh Retnakaran earned 200 total points
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SELECT *
FROM urTable
WHERE  ISDATE(urDateColumn) = 0
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by:Shepwedd
ID: 24764121
aneeshattingal,

Do you want me to run your query on my table?
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by:Shepwedd
ID: 24764178
No results are returned when I run your query.

I am setting the time value as well as the date value of my column if this causes an issue?
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by:Shepwedd
ID: 24764200
...and the time is being set in 24hr, i.e. a typical value that I'm wanting to delete is 15/07/2009 15:00:00. But obviously it's not being deleted as I get the error.
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by:ralmada
ralmada earned 150 total points
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The problem is not in your table but in the code you're passing from ASP. Have you checked the link I've suggested above?
 
http://forums.asp.net/t/1134244.aspx 
Here's another one:
http://p2p.wrox.com/asp-net-3-5-basics/73673-sqldatetime-overflow.html 
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by:Raja Jegan R
Raja Jegan R earned 150 total points
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What is the datatype of that column either datetime or smalldatetime?

smalldatetime wont support that value. It supports till 06-06-2079 only.

aneesh,
    SELECT *
FROM urTable
WHERE  ISDATE(urDateColumn) = 0

This will work fine for both datetime and smalldatetime.

Shepwedd,
   Can you kindly confirm this one
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by:ralmada
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I still think the problem is not in the table. If I understood correctly he's trying to delete a record, so the record is already in the table and is valid date. i.e. doing a select with ISDATE will not return any records because the table contains valid dates.

I feel the problem is with the parameter being received from ASP. Probably the asker is sending a '01/01/0001' date which is not supported in SQL. Again, have a look at the links I've suggested.
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