Solved

Receiving METADATA error when updating AS400 using IBMDASQL from MS SQL SERVER 2008 R2

Posted on 2010-11-24
6
2,722 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-06
I am getting the following error message when I use the following TSQL statement to update a field on our AS400 (iSeries) table using a SQL Linked Server.  I am using SQL Server 2008 R2 with the IBM OLE DB provider IBMDASQL.  I can issue a command to update the AS400 table with a simple command setting one field back to itself and I do not receive any error messages.  The problem seems to be in one of the settings or with the provider in general when joining the SQL table.  I have provider options “Nested queries”, “Allow inprocess” and “Disallow adhoc access” checked on.  I have linked server options “Data Access”,  “Use Remote Collation” and “Enable Promotion of Distributed Transactions” checked on.  

Anyone have any suggestions?

Statement:

update SQLSERVER_TO_AS400.S105XMWM.LOANS.K667BL45
set CPYMT  = b.loanrec_CPYMT
from SQLSERVER_TO_AS400.S105XMWM.LOANS.K667BL45 a
inner join tblas400tables b
on a.CLOAN = b.loanrec_CLOAN
where logid = 7485

Error message:

The OLE DB provider "IBMDASQL" for linked server "SQLSERVER_TO_AS400" supplied inconsistent metadata. The object "(user generated expression)" was missing the expected column "Bmk1000".
0
Comment
Question by:RLKNOX
  • 3
  • 3
6 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:RLKNOX
ID: 34207408
SQL Server
0
 
LVL 45

Accepted Solution

by:
aikimark earned 500 total points
ID: 34212330
Please take a look at this IBM bulletin, "SQL Server Restrictions That Affect the Use of IBMDASQL" and evaluate whether these restrictions apply to your environment

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas13405e887099cc85f86257315005f23dc
0
 

Author Comment

by:RLKNOX
ID: 34312779
Waiting on a solution that does not require using MS DB2OLEDB connector...
0
U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

 
LVL 45

Expert Comment

by:aikimark
ID: 34313122
I recommend you click the Request Attention link and ask for some more expert visibility on this question.
0
 

Author Comment

by:RLKNOX
ID: 34314525
thanks.
0
 
LVL 45

Expert Comment

by:aikimark
ID: 34326822
@RLKNOX

Did you mean to close this question?  I thought you were going to ask for more expert eyes on this thread.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article explains how to reset the password of the sa account on a Microsoft SQL Server.  The steps in this article work in SQL 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014 and 2016.
For both online and offline retail, the cross-channel business is the most recent pattern in the B2C trade space.
Via a live example, show how to backup a database, simulate a failure backup the tail of the database transaction log and perform the restore.
This is used to tweak the memory usage for your computer, it is used for servers more so than workstations but just be careful editing registry settings as it may cause irreversible results. I hold no responsibility for anything you do to the regist…

829 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question