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insert_into_table_with_generated_always [2018/12/12 09:28]
insert_into_table_with_generated_always [2021/04/05 11:23] (current)
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 +====== Insert Into Table With Generated Always ======
  
 +From time to time you need to insert a row of data into a table which has an identity column or a column with the definition containing ''GENERATED ALWAYS''.
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 +Specifying a value for the field won't work as the system wants to generated the value leaving your with an SQL error behind.
 +
 +But there are ways to add a row:
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 +  * Specifying the fields on the SQL statement excluding the identity column
 +  * using ''OVERRIDING USER VALUE''
 +  * using ''DEFAULT'' as the value for the identity column
 +
 +See [[https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/ssw_ibm_i_73/sqlp/rbafyinsertidentity.htm | IBM Knowledge Center]].
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 +{{tag>devel ibm sql}}