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how to reset identity column value in a table in sql server

Posted By: Ramesh     Posted Date: April 22, 2009    Points:2   Category :Sql Server
how to reset identity column value to 1 in sql server. Right now the value is 56 and if i am inserting new row i want to insert it from 1 not from 57. i am using MS SQl server 2005.

Thanks
Ramesh

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Author: Athira Sreejith             
Posted Date: April 22, 2009     Points: 5   

Hi..

Refer:

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/database/reset-identity-column-value-in-sql-server/

http://www.sqlteam.com/forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=74654

Author: Praveen             
Posted Date: April 23, 2009     Points: 5   

Hi Ramesh,
Use this code to reset you sql server table seed

DBCC CHECKIDENT ('Table-Name', reseed, 1)

Author: Dana             
Posted Date: April 27, 2009     Points: 5   

Or Else you can use the

Truncate table Command of sql

Author: Meetu Choudhary             
Posted Date: April 30, 2009     Points: 5   

Try This Code

DBCC CHECKIDENT ('your-tablename', reseed, 1)

where 1 is the reseed value...



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