Here’s a quick (and dirty) way of finding out the next identity value of each table of your SQL Server Database. We will use the undocumented stored procedure sp_MSforeachtable for this purpose
'IF OBJECTPROPERTY(object_id(''?''), ''TableHasIdentity'') = 1
Print ''?'' DBCC CHECKIDENT (''?'', RESEED)
Observe how I have used an IF condition to only check those tables which have an Identity. Usually when developers do not add this step, they get error messages for those table that do not contain an identity column as shown below
As I said, it is a quick and dirty way! Although the undocumented stored procedures are helpful, use them sparingly as they may be deprecated and removed from future SQL Server versions.
If you liked this post, you can also read my other post 8 Common Uses of the undocumented Stored Procedure sp_MSforeachtable for similar tips
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