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SQL SERVER – DBCC RESEED Table Identity Value – Reset Table Identity
DBCC CHECKIDENT can reset the identity value of the table.
For example, Your Table has 25 rows with 25 as last identity. If we want next record to have identity as 35, we need to run the following TSQL script in Query Analyzer.
 
DBCC CHECKIDENT (yourtable, reseed, 34)
 
If table has to start with an identity of 1 with the next insert, then table should be reseeded with the identity to 0.
 
If identity seed is set below values that currently are in table, it will violate the uniqueness constraint as soon as the values start to duplicate and will generate error.
 
Please do let me know if you have any doubt.
 
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GeneralMy vote of 5 PinmemberSavalia Manoj M7-Nov-12 1:11 
GeneralRe: My vote of 5 PinprofessionalSunasara Imdadhusen22-Apr-14 4:00 
GeneralTo re-populate a table you can use TRUNCATE statement. It al... Pinmembertarun_j20017-Nov-10 19:27 
GeneralRe: To re-populate a table you can use TRUNCATE statement. It al... PinprofessionalSunasara Imdadhusen22-Apr-14 4:00 
GeneralReason for my vote of 5 Very helpful, thank you. PinmemberRiverama17-Nov-10 5:57 
GeneralRe: Reason for my vote of 5Very helpful, thank you. PinprofessionalSunasara Imdadhusen22-Apr-14 4:01 
GeneralReason for my vote of 4 Useful tip. Sometimes you need to re... Pinmemberdmjm-h16-Nov-10 5:01 
GeneralRe: Reason for my vote of 4Useful tip. Sometimes you need to re... PinprofessionalSunasara Imdadhusen22-Apr-14 4:01 
GeneralIf you re start identity you need to delete all records from... PinmemberAbdul Quader Mamun10-Nov-10 18:43 
GeneralRe: If you re start identity you need to delete all records from... PinprofessionalSunasara Imdadhusen22-Apr-14 4:01 
GeneralReason for my vote of 3 If table has to start with an identi... PinmemberAbdul Quader Mamun10-Nov-10 18:42 
GeneralRe: Reason for my vote of 3If table has to start with an identi... PinprofessionalSunasara Imdadhusen22-Apr-14 4:02 
GeneralIf table has to start with an identity of 1 with the next in... PinmemberAbdul Quader Mamun10-Nov-10 18:41 
If table has to start with an identity of 1 with the next insert then table should be reseeded with the identity to 0. For this, If you execute when records available in table it will throws error.
GeneralRe: If table has to start with an identity of 1 with the next in... PinprofessionalSunasara Imdadhusen22-Apr-14 4:02 
General5 PinmemberDoncp15-Apr-11 11:21 
GeneralRe: 5 PinprofessionalSunasara Imdadhusen22-Apr-14 4:02 

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