DB2 SQL Errors Codes and Error Messages and Warnings from Error -536 to -538

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Error: DB2 SQL Error: SQLCODE=-536, SQLSTATE=42914, SQLERRMC=TBSPACEID=, TABLEID=, COLNO=, DRIVER=
THE DELETE STATEMENT IS
INVALID BECAUSE TABLE table-name
CAN BE AFFECTED BY THE
OPERATION
Explanation: A DELETE operation with the indicated
table referenced in a subquery was attempted.
If ‘T’ is the object table of the DELETE, the indicated
table is one of the following:
v A dependent of ‘T’ in a relationship with a delete
rule of CASCADE or SET NULL
v A dependent of another table in a relationship with a
delete rule of CASCADE or SET NULL in which
deletions from ‘T’ can cascade to that table.
System action: The DELETE statement cannot be
processed. The contents of the object table are
unchanged.
Programmer response: Do not attempt to reference a
table in a subquery of a DELETE statement when the
table can be affected by the DELETE statement.
SQLSTATE: 42914

Error: DB2 SQL Error: SQLCODE=-537, SQLSTATE=42709, SQLERRMC=TBSPACEID=, TABLEID=, COLNO=, DRIVER=
THE PRIMARY KEY, FOREIGN KEY,
UNIQUE, OR PARTITIONING KEY
CLAUSE IDENTIFIES COLUMN
column-name MORE THAN ONCE
Explanation: PRIMARY KEY, FOREIGN KEY,
UNIQUE, or PARTITIONING KEY can each be
followed by a list of column names. The statement
violates the rule that no column name can appear more
than once in any such list.
System action: The statement cannot be executed.
Programmer response: Correct the statement to
specify unique names for each column.
SQLSTATE: 42709

Error: DB2 SQL Error: SQLCODE=-538, SQLSTATE=42830, SQLERRMC=TBSPACEID=, TABLEID=, COLNO=, DRIVER=
FOREIGN KEY name DOES NOT
CONFORM TO THE DESCRIPTION
OF A PARENT KEY OF TABLE
table-name
Explanation: The definition of the indicated foreign
key does not conform to the description of parent key
of the indicated table due to one of the following
reasons:
v The referenced parent key has not been defined as a
primary key or a unique key.
v The keys do not have the same number of columns.
v The description of the keys are not identical. The
requirement for identical descriptions includes data
type, length attribute, and field procedure.
name is the constraint-name specified in the foreign key
clause or, if a constraint-name was not specified, the
first column-name specified in the clause.
System action: The statement cannot be processed.
Programmer response: Correct the statement so that
the description of the foreign key references a primary
key or unique key, or so that the description of the
foreign key conforms to that of a parent key of the
indicated table.
SQLSTATE: 42830

Above are list of DB2 SQL Errors and Warnings from Error -536 to -538 received while performing certain operation against DB2 Database or related products.

SQLCODE – Regardless of whether the application program provides an SQLCA or a stand-alone variable, SQLCODE is set by DB2 after each SQL statement is
executed. DB2 conforms to the ISO/ANSI SQL standard as follows:
If SQLCODE = 0, execution was successful.
If SQLCODE > 0, execution was successful with a warning.
If SQLCODE < 0, execution was not successful.
SQLCODE = 100, “no data” was found. For example, a FETCH statement returned no data because the cursor was positioned after the last row of the result table.

SQLSTATE – SQLSTATE is also set by DB2 after the execution of each SQL statement. Thus, application programs can check the execution of SQL statements by testing SQLSTATE instead of SQLCODE.

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