Error: Underlying DBMS error. Numeric value out of range

Error Message

The error, “Underlying DBMS error. Numeric value out of range,” is returned when users make a feature selection in ArcMap using data from an ArcSDE geodatabase. Users are unable to select or edit features, or use the Identify tool.


This error occurs after upgrading ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 to 10.2.x, and is related to the version of SQL Server Native client that is installed on the client machine. The SQL Server Native client may be of an older version and not supported.

Solution or Workaround

Upgrade to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, or download and install the latest version of the SQL Server Native client. Visit the Microsoft developer resources and downloads page to download the latest version of the client.

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