Informix Error Messages and Error Codes From Error 863 to 868

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Informix Error Code -863 Cannot detach a table with rowids.
You must first drop rowids before you use ALTER FRAGMENT… DETACH. See the syntax and usage in the Informix Guide to SQL: Syntax.
Informix Error Code -864 Cannot attach a table with rowids.
You must first drop the rowids on the surviving table before you attach the table.
Informix Error Code -865 Cannot add or drop rowids in combination with other alter table options.
You must use separate statements to add or drop rowids with an ALTER TABLE… ADD or ALTER TABLE… DROP statement.

Informix Error Code -866 Cannot attach tables that contain serial fields.
Before you use an ALTER FRAGMENT… ATTACH statement, you must drop any serial fields or modify the column type.
Informix Error Code -867 Cannot generate new rowid.
See the accompanying ISAM error for more information. A table cannot hold more than 2 gigabytes of records if it has serial or rowid columns.

Informix Error Code -868 Cannot check constraints on the surviving table.
You cannot attach a table if check, referential, primary-key, or not null constraints exist on the surviving table. Drop any check, referential, or not null constraints. Then attach the table, and re-create the check, referential, or not null constraints if they are strictly necessary.

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.

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

 

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