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An error is reported when cloud database version RDS for SQL Server modifies the table structure, as shown in the following figure.


Apsaradb for RDS for SQL Server has enabled the Prevent saving changes that require the table re-creation option causes an error.



Alibaba Cloud reminds you that:

  • When you perform operations that have risks, such as modifying instance configurations or data, check the disaster recovery and fault tolerance capabilities of the instances to ensure data security.
  • Before you modify the configurations and data of instances including but not limited to ECS and RDS instances, we recommend that you create snapshots or enable RDS log backup.
  • If you have authorized or submitted security information such as the logon account and password in the Alibaba Cloud Management console, we recommend that you modify such information in a timely manner.
Click Tools > Designers > Table and Database Designers, in Table options lower close Prevent saving changes that require table re-creation option is OK.

Application scope

  • ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server


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