Informix Error Messages and Error Codes From Error 23763 to 23767

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Informix Error Code -23763 Cannot use a FOR UPDATE or FIRST n clause with a SELECT into an external table.
The SELECT statement contains a FOR UPDATE or FIRST n clause. When the database server unloads to an external table, these clauses are not allowed.
Check the SELECT statement or when the SELECT cursor was defined, and make sure you do not include either of these clauses.

Informix Error Code -23764 Insert into an external table must provide values for all columns in the table.
The INSERT statement does not list all the columns that the external table defines. When the database server unloads to an external table, all columns must have values described by the SELECT list.
Check the INSERT statement to make sure that all columns are included in the INSERT clause and that every column has a value supplied by the SELECT list.

Informix Error Code -23765 Cannot use a FOR UPDATE clause with a select from external table.
The SELECT statement contains a FOR UPDATE clause. When the database server selects from an external table, this clause is not allowed.
Check the SELECT statement or the cursor declared to make sure you do not include this clause.
Informix Error Code -23766 Illegal use of an external table tablename in query.
This statement describes an illegal operation on an external table. The types of operations allowed for external tables are CREATE TABLE, SELECT, SELECT INTO, INSERT, DROP TABLE, GRANT, REVOKE, CREATE SYNONYM, RENAME COLUMN, and RENAME TABLE.
Informix Error Code -23767 Column too long for fixed field. (Val = value, Col = colno, Len = converted length, Max = maxLen).
When the database server tries to convert the column to FIXED file format, the size of the converted value was longer than the maximum size defined for the fixed- size field.
Check that the external table description defines enough space in the external column type to hold the data selected after conversion.

Above are list of Informix Error Messages and Errors Codes or Status Codes or Exit Codes along with Error and Warning messages received while performing certain operation against Informix applications or related products.

What are Informix Error Messages?
All Informix messages returned by the Informix server are assigned an error code.

In general, each Informix error contains the following information:
• The Informix Error Code or Informix Error status
• The message text. This text is usually returned with the Error code. Some messages employ word substitution, where the word substituted represents the system-replacement of a term more specific to the occurrence.
• An explanation of how the error may have occurred.

Hope this was helpful.

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SQLServerF1 Team
Information about Informix Error Codes or Status Codes or Exit Codes and Error Messages on Windows, Linux Operating Systems.

 

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