I am trying to load my table with some data using bcp. Below is the bcp command that I am using

bcp Job.DBO.FileWatch in ABC.txt -C -t\t -S server\rept -T -f bcp1.fmt

The schema of the FileWatch table is like this. It is just a dummy table

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And the ABC.txt file from where I am reading the data is like this

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And the format file looks like this.

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But when I run my bcp command, it is not throwing any error and at the same time no rows are copied. I read every link on Google's first and second page and tried every switch they mentioned but still it was not working. Any idea why this could be happening?

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What is -C (upper case)? That's for the code page.

You should have -C { ACP | OEM | RAW | *code_page* } according to MSDN.

I think you mean -c (lower case), which is for the character data type.

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