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@@identity returning value of trigger insert not primary insert

Posted on 2012-03-26
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Hi,

I have an insert statrment in my sp followed directly by:
set @ClientCaseID = @@identity

@ClientCaseID is then returned.

It was all working fine.

I then needed to audit things so added a trigger that created a record in a historical table on an insert into the table above.

The problem now is that @ClientCaseID is the value of the insert occuring in the trigger, not my insert statement above as before.

How can I get around this?
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Question by:scm0sml
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by:Scott Pletcher
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Use IDENTITY_SCOPE or ()SCOPE_IDENTITY)
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Kent Olsen earned 167 total points
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Yep.  That's what @@IDENTITY does -- returns that the identity value of the most recent insert.

Try using scope_identity.  It returns the identity value in the current scope (which would be the INSERT statement in your procedure, not the trigger).


Good Luck,
Kent
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by:Paul Jackson
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Try using Scope_Identity instead :

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms190315.aspx
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by:Scott Pletcher
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Yes, it's SCOPE_IDENTITY(), I couldn't remember for sure which way on the first post :-) .
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by:Ashok
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Try

set @ClientCaseID =  IDENT_CURRENT('tablename')

change tablename to the correct tablename.

HTH
Ashok
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by:scm0sml
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Ah ha I've learned something new there!!

Thanks all.
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