• Subject: Re: JDBC Error?
  • From: dawall@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 21 Sep 1999 08:58:44 -0500

Yes, the url is correct.  No guarantees it will work but it is something to try.

David Wall
AS/400 Toolbox for Java

"Dorer, George" <george.dorer@ccr.com> on 09/20/99 04:15:22 PM

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To:   JAVA400-L@midrange.com
Subject:  Re: JDBC Error?

should my connection string look like this?

Connection conn =



dawall@us.ibm.com wrote:
> It could be the format of the data in the table does not match the job date
> format.  Try setting the JDBC connection's date format to *ISO by adding
> format=iso" to the URL used when connecting via JDBC.  You may need to specify
> different date format depending on the format of the data in the table.
> David Wall
> AS/400 Toolbox for Java
> "Dorer, George" <george.dorer@ccr.com> on 09/20/99 12:18:19 PM
> Please respond to JAVA400-L@midrange.com
> To:   JAVA400-L@midrange.com
> cc:
> Subject:  Re: JDBC Error?
> I am doing no date operations at all.  Simply selecting all of the rows
> from a table, then inserting those values into another table in a
> different database on a separate machine using the getstring operation.
> George
> pluta@nexgensoftware.com wrote:
> >
> > ERROR:  com.ibm.as400.access.AS400JDBCException: [SQL0183] Result of
> > date or timestamp expression not valid.
> >
> > Any body ever seen this error?  Trying to select data from an as/400
> > logical access path on a solaris or win98 machine gives this error.  The
> > data in the source file is fine, and I get results for well over 100
> > rows of data before the error occurs, there are three date fields in the
> > source file and not selecting of the dates allows the program to run
> > slightly longer before error occurs.
> > -----------
> > The error message states that you are performing a arithmetic function that
> > creating an invalid date or timestamp.  The most likely culprit is trying to
> > subtract one or more days from a date field with '01-01-0001'.  Many
> > come to mind quickly:
> >
> > 1. Are you using L-dates or regular old YYMMDD or CCYYMMDD fields?
> > 2. What date arithmetic are you performing
> >
> > Joe Pluta
> >

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