Facing Error in copy activity while try to data preview before data load.

Lokesh Rajpoot 36 Reputation points

The function convertFromUtc is currently not supported for schema operations. Activity ID: b20ca41c-0ef3-4f8d-8e0d-07996890811b

The scenario is that i am load data from SAP to ADLS and at the load time i had used addition column feature at source end in copy activity

value=>@formatDateTime(convertFromUtc(utcnow(), 'India Standard Time') ,'yyyy-MM-dd')

In this when i trigger or debug the pipeline then its execute smoothly but if i tried to do preview data then its raised error please find attached screenshot for more details.236824-error-message.png

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  1. ShaikMaheer-MSFT 37,656 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hi @Lokesh Rajpoot ,

    Thank you for posting query in Microsoft Q&A Platform.

    When we click on preview button from source tab of Copy activity, then its actually a schema operation to consider additional column as well to show in preview. And at this moment the function which you used @convertFromUtc not supports schema operations. Hence you are seeing that error.

    But still when we run the pipeline in debug mode or trigger more additional column data will get correctly in sink location. If your intention is only to take date in format yyyy-MM-dd then you can consider using expressions as @formatDateTime(utcNow(),'yyyy-MM-dd')

    Hope this helps. Please let us know if any further queries.


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