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I have a constraint on a table

UK_Lien_AssetTaskID

but I cannot find where the constraint is being applied.


Msg 2627, Level 14, State 1, Line 1
Violation of UNIQUE KEY constraint 'UK_Lien_AssetTaskID'. Cannot insert duplicate key in object 'dbo.Lien'. The duplicate key value is (2841370, 1).
The statement has been terminated.


Is there a way to hunt down what is creating this constraint?


For example, I did a "DROP and CREATE" script on the "Lien" table, but I did not see any constraints with:

UK_Lien_AssetTaskID

being referenced:


USE [PP]
GO

IF  EXISTS (SELECT * FROM sys.foreign_keys WHERE object_id = OBJECT_ID(N'[dbo].[FK_Lien_AssetID]') AND parent_object_id = OBJECT_ID(N'[dbo].[Lien]'))
ALTER TABLE [dbo].[Lien] DROP CONSTRAINT [FK_Lien_AssetID]
GO

IF  EXISTS (SELECT * FROM sys.foreign_keys WHERE object_id = OBJECT_ID(N'[dbo].[FK_Lien_AssetTaskID]') AND parent_object_id = OBJECT_ID(N'[dbo].[Lien]'))
ALTER TABLE [dbo].[Lien] DROP CONSTRAINT [FK_Lien_AssetTaskID]
GO

IF  EXISTS (SELECT * FROM sys.foreign_keys WHERE object_id = OBJECT_ID(N'[dbo].[FK_Lien_RoleID]') AND parent_object_id = OBJECT_ID(N'[dbo].[Lien]'))
ALTER TABLE [dbo].[Lien] DROP CONSTRAINT [FK_Lien_RoleID]
GO

IF  EXISTS (SELECT * FROM dbo.sysobjects WHERE id = OBJECT_ID(N'[DF_Lien_LienSID]') AND type = 'D')
BEGIN
ALTER TABLE [dbo].[Lien] DROP CONSTRAINT [DF_Lien_LienSID]
END

GO

USE [PP]
GO

/****** Object:  Table [dbo].[Lien]    Script Date: 05/20/2013 17:32:39 ******/
IF  EXISTS (SELECT * FROM sys.objects WHERE object_id = OBJECT_ID(N'[dbo].[Lien]') AND type in (N'U'))
DROP TABLE [dbo].[Lien]
GO

USE [PP]
GO

/****** Object:  Table [dbo].[Lien]    Script Date: 05/20/2013 17:32:39 ******/
SET ANSI_NULLS ON
GO

SET QUOTED_IDENTIFIER ON
GO

SET ANSI_PADDING ON
GO

CREATE TABLE [dbo].[Lien](
	[LienID] [int] IDENTITY(1,1) NOT FOR REPLICATION NOT NULL,
	[LienSID] [int] NOT NULL,
	[AssetID] [int] NOT NULL,
	[AssetSID] [int] NOT NULL,
	[AssetTaskID] [int] NOT NULL,
	[AssetTaskSID] [int] NOT NULL,
	[LienType] [int] NOT NULL,
	[LienHolder] [varchar](50) NOT NULL,
	[PayOffAmt] [decimal](18, 2) NOT NULL,
	[LienDetails] [varchar](max) NOT NULL,
 CONSTRAINT [PK_Lien] PRIMARY KEY CLUSTERED 
(
	[LienID] ASC,
	[LienSID] ASC
)WITH (PAD_INDEX  = OFF, STATISTICS_NORECOMPUTE  = OFF, IGNORE_DUP_KEY = OFF, ALLOW_ROW_LOCKS  = ON, ALLOW_PAGE_LOCKS  = ON, FILLFACTOR = 85) ON [PRIMARY],
 CONSTRAINT [UK_Lien_AssetTaskID] UNIQUE NONCLUSTERED 
(
	[AssetTaskID] ASC,
	[AssetTaskSID] ASC
)WITH (PAD_INDEX  = OFF, STATISTICS_NORECOMPUTE  = OFF, IGNORE_DUP_KEY = OFF, ALLOW_ROW_LOCKS  = ON, ALLOW_PAGE_LOCKS  = ON, FILLFACTOR = 85) ON [PRIMARY]
) ON [PRIMARY]

GO

SET ANSI_PADDING OFF
GO

ALTER TABLE [dbo].[Lien]  WITH NOCHECK ADD  CONSTRAINT [FK_Lien_AssetID] FOREIGN KEY([AssetID], [AssetSID])
REFERENCES [dbo].[Asset] ([AssetID], [AssetSID])
NOT FOR REPLICATION 
GO

ALTER TABLE [dbo].[Lien] CHECK CONSTRAINT [FK_Lien_AssetID]
GO

ALTER TABLE [dbo].[Lien]  WITH NOCHECK ADD  CONSTRAINT [FK_Lien_AssetTaskID] FOREIGN KEY([AssetTaskID], [AssetTaskSID])
REFERENCES [dbo].[AssetTask] ([AssetTaskID], [AssetTaskSID])
NOT FOR REPLICATION 
GO

ALTER TABLE [dbo].[Lien] CHECK CONSTRAINT [FK_Lien_AssetTaskID]
GO

ALTER TABLE [dbo].[Lien]  WITH NOCHECK ADD  CONSTRAINT [FK_Lien_RoleID] FOREIGN KEY([LienType])
REFERENCES [dbo].[Lookup] ([LookupID])
NOT FOR REPLICATION 
GO

ALTER TABLE [dbo].[Lien] CHECK CONSTRAINT [FK_Lien_RoleID]
GO

ALTER TABLE [dbo].[Lien] ADD  CONSTRAINT [DF_Lien_LienSID]  DEFAULT (right(@@servername,(1))) FOR [LienSID]
GO

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lines 60 - 65 in the code posted above shows the creation of the constraint.
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It sure does.

Thanks for your eagle eyes.  I missed it.
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