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2229487 - String Data, Right Truncation when using substr() function


Dataflow receives "String Data, Right Truncation" error when trying to use the substr() function to load more than 4000 characters to an imported table.  Template table does not receive this error. (this is due to the drop/create of the template)


17080 13244 DBS-070401 10/1/2015 7:10:52 AM ODBC data source <machine name> error message for operation <SQLExecute>: <[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver]String data,
 right truncation>.



  • SAP Data Services 4.x.
  • All database types (originally a constraint for Oracle but carried over for all database types).



SAP Data Services 4.2


Keywords: right truncate, 4000 characters , KBA , EIM-DS-EXE , Job Execution , EIM-DS , Data Services , How To

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