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What is the proper way to configure a linked server from SQL Server 2008r2 to MySQL that will allow inserts?

Posted on 2012-03-13
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I have set up the linked server and I can query it and I can update it.  When I try to insert a record I get this message:

OLE DB provider "MSDASQL" for linked server "homeprojectadmin" returned message "[MySQL][ODBC 5.1 Driver][mysqld-5.0.92-log]Commands out of sync; you can't run this command now".
Msg 7343, Level 16, State 2, Line 1
The OLE DB provider "MSDASQL" for linked server "homeprojectadmin" could not INSERT INTO table "[MSDASQL]".

My insert looks like this:
insert INTO OPENQUERY(homeprojectadmin,'select * from home_projects_app_links')
values ('1234','Test Merchant','1234-12','12','https://creditapplication.xyz.com/?program=Home%20Projects&referral=1234-12&merchant=1234','https://uat-creditapplication.xyz.com/?program=Home%20Projects&referral=1234-12&merchant=123','https://1uat-creditapplication.xyz.com/?program=Home%20Projects&referral=1234-12&merchant=1234')
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Question by:jmelcher
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by:lcohan
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Is it the "Allow Inprocess" property checked or unchecked on the linked server under - Server Objects - Linked Servers - Providers on the MSDASQL? Caution that the setting is for all linked servers on that box so don't just change it.
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by:jmelcher
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It's the "Allow Inprocess" property.  It was checked and wasn't working; I unchecked it and it still didn't work.  Do I need to re-starts SQL Services when I change that property?
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by:lcohan
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" Do I need to re-starts SQL Services when I change that property?"

I believe that is way deeper tied to the OS (ODBC and all the rest) and it needs a reboot unfortunately. That's what I have to do usually when my box linking SQL to MySQL and Postgress starts to throw errors.
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by:jmelcher
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I unchecked allow inprocess, rebooted and tried the insert.

I get the exact same error.
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by:lcohan
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I think you should put it back whenever you have a chance if it's not done already and could you please check your insert query as I believe it should be like below:

INSERT INTO OPENQUERY(homeprojectadmin,'select * from home_projects_app_links' values ('1234','Test Merchant','1234-12','12','https://creditapplication.xyz.com/?program=Home%20Projects&referral=1234-12&merchant=1234','https://uat-creditapplication.xyz.com/?program=Home%20Projects&referral=1234-12&merchant=123','https://1uat-creditapplication.xyz.com/?program=Home%20Projects&referral=1234-12&merchant=1234'))
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by:lcohan
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If you can please replace the SELECT * with actual column list and I found sometimes you may need to CAST/CONVERT the VALUES to exactly match the target table column datatype as implicit conversion in drivers not always works well.
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by:jmelcher
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The syntax you've suggested isn't correct.

I did replace the * with the column list.  Same error.

insert INTO OPENQUERY(homeprojectadmin,'select unique_identifier, merchant_name, promotion_code, plan_code, prod_url, uat_url, test_url from home_projects_app_links')
values ('1234','Melcher Test Merchant','1234-12','12','https://creditapplication.greenskycredit.com/?program=Home%20Projects&referral=1234-12&merchant=1234','https://uat-creditapplication.greenskycredit.com/?program=Home%20Projects&referral=1234-12&merchant=123','https://1uat-creditapplication.greenskycredit.com/?program=Home%20Projects&referral=1234-12&merchant=1234')
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
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is the table InnoDB or MyIsam?
I think it must be InnoDB to be able to work ...
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by:jmelcher
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Table is MyIsam
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