Informix Error Messages and Error Codes From Error 616 to 620


Informix Error Code -616 A TEXT or BYTE subscript is not allowed within this context.
This UPDATE or INSERT statement specifies a subscripted column of BYTE or TEXT data type as a destination. Subscript notation is not allowed in this context; a BYTE or TEXT (or any other) value must be replaced in full. Revise the statement to assign into whole columns.
Informix Error Code -617 A TEXT or BYTE data type must be supplied within this context.
This statement assigns a value that is not a simple large object to a BYTE or TEXT column or assigns a BYTE or TEXT column to a column that is not a simple large object. Neither action is supported. BYTE and TEXT values must be assigned as whole units to columns of the same type. Check that the statement specifies the columns that you intended.

Informix Error Code -618 Error on copying TEXT or BYTE data.
This statement copies a BYTE or TEXT value from one row to another, but some unexpected error interfered with the operation. Roll back the current transaction. Check the accompanying ISAM error code for more information; possibly a hardware error, data corruption of the storage space or tblspace, or a shortage of disk space exists, or an invalid storage space was named. If the error recurs, please note all circumstances and contact Informix Technical Support.

Informix Error Code -619 A TEXT or BYTE error has occurred in the front-end application.
This statement transfers a BYTE or TEXT value between the database and the user program, but something has happened to prevent that. For example, perhaps it was not possible to allocate a buffer for a value that was located in memory. Check the accompanying ISAM error code for more information.
Informix Error Code -620 Unable to update next extent size.
This internal error indicates the database server cannot change an internal data structure (not a system catalog) that is stored in the root dbspace. Check the accompanying ISAM error code for more information. Possibly corruption of the root dbspace occurred. Have the database server administrator run the oncheck, onutil, or tbcheck utility.

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.

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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