data conversion error with date column when selected database-date-datatype for source and destination

ArunRaaman 991 Reputation points
2022-03-23T20:45:13.167+00:00

Hello There,

I configured a data-flow-task within foreach loop container to loop-through flat-files in a folder; the data types contained in the source-flat-file are of type string and date and within the flat-file connection manager (to import flat-file source data), I set the data-type as follow:

  1. BusinessID : [DT_TEXT]
  2. NationalID : [DT_WSTR]
  3. BirthDate : [DT_DBDATE]
  4. MarriageStatus : [DT_STR]

over for flat-file source, I made the following configuration -- with advanced editor>Input and output properties > flat file source Output:
External Columns > Birth date (column): database date [DT_DBDATE]
Output Columns > Birth date (column): database date [DT_DBDATE]

-- to match the data types as configured using flat-file-connection manager (to import source data), especially for BirthDate (column) at destination assistant, the data type is : [DT_DBDATE].

Destination table metadata:
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after all the configuration (and with some changes here with date-data type), error with date-datatype persist as follows:

Error: 0xC02020A1 at DFT_Employee, Employee_Flat File Source 2: Data conversion failed.
The data conversion for column "BirthDate" returned status value 2 and status text "The value could not be converted because of a potential loss of data.".

Error: 0xC0209029 at DFT_Employee, Employee_Flat File Source 2: SSIS Error Code DTS_E_INDUCEDTRANSFORMFAILUREONERROR. The "Employee_Flat File Source.Outputs[Flat File Source Output].Columns[BirthDate]" failed because error code 0xC0209084 occurred, and the error row disposition on "Employee_Flat File Source.Outputs[Flat File Source Output].Columns[BirthDate]" specifies failure on error. An error occurred on the specified object of the specified component. There may be error messages posted before this with more information about the failure.

Error: 0xC0202092 at DFT_Employee, Employee_Flat File Source 2: An error occurred while processing file "E:\Dell-Desktop\PowerBI\SSIS-Work\SSIS_FlatFiles-RawFile\Load-MultipleFiles-To-MultipeTables\MultipleFiles_DifferentNames**\EmployeeOneHundred.txt" on data row 1.**

Below is Sample data screenshot of source file:
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Would anyone please help me understand where I am going wrong? Thank you for giving your valuable time.

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  1. ZoeHui-MSFT 33,551 Reputation points
    2022-03-24T02:23:00.63+00:00

    Hi @ArunRaaman ,

    I did some test locally that I could not reproduce the issue.

    However, when I mistype the BirthDate with value "2011--02-20", I got the same issue as yours.

    Suppose that the BirthDate column also has the incorrect format value.

    You may redirect the error rows and enable dataviewer to check the value.

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    using-ssis-error-output

    Regards,

    Zoe


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