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I'm not thinking of using it for the partition function. I just want to know, if it is supported or not.

Don't tell me why it is not a good idea to use such columns on partitioned tables.

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Yes.

Read about it here (Simple Talk), section "Identities in a partitioned table"

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He doesn't tell, what happens when there is a primary key on the identity column and partitions are swapped. –  bernd_k Jul 27 '11 at 14:34
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I would never tell you it is a not a good idea to use an IDENTITY column on a partitioned table.

Including an IDENTITY column in a partitioned table is supported.

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