SQL Server Error Message :
"Msg 204, Level 20, State 1, Line 1 Normalization error in node %ls.."
What and Why "this Error":
The 204 Error Code is generated when any corresponding process or operation could not be completed successfully by the application. This could be because of many reasons, which can be make out from the string value, which is immediately followed by error message / number
Action Required to resolve this Error:
Action Required is 100% dependent on the error description (%ls) but most of the time. Try executing the same statement again and if the problem persists you also might need to check database consistency to confirm there is no corruption in the database by running statement
DBCC CHECKTABLE and DBCC CHECKDB
- Severity level 20 indicates a problem with a statement issued by the current process.
- %d, %ld, or %D means Decimal integer value
%x means Hexadecimal number value
%ls or %.*ls means Character string value
%S_type means SQL Server -defined structure value
%c means Single character value
%lf means Double floating-point number value
Tag : "Line 1 Normalization error in node,Msg 204, Level 20, State 1, Line 1 Normalization error in node %ls, sql server error 204,"Msg 204, Level 20, State 1, Line 1 Normalization error in node".