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Insert into MySQL table with an autoincrement ID using SQL Server Linked Server Openquery

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Last Modified: 2016-08-28
Hello I'm trying to insert records into a MySQL DB table, and i get the following error message.

The MySQL db table has an auto-increment ID column

OLE DB provider "MSDASQL" for linked server "test_db" returned message "Query cannot be updated because it contains no searchable columns to use as a key.".
Msg 7343, Level 16, State 2, Line 5
The OLE DB provider "MSDASQL" for linked server "test_db" could not INSERT INTO table "[MSDASQL]".

The query im using is:

INSERT INTO OPENQUERY (test_db, 'SELECT id, name, create_date, create_user_id FROM testers')
VALUES (0, 'tester_a', getdate(), 'sqlagent')

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