DB2 Error Code – -685 invalid field type, column name

In this post, you’ll learn about the error message -685 invalid field type, column name in the IBM DB2 database , the reason why it occurs along with the solution to fix it

IBM DB2 Error Message

-685 invalid field type, column name

Reason for the Error

The field description returned by the field procedure is invalid.� The data type code denotes a long string or has an invalid value.

Solution

Correct the field procedure so that it returns a valid data type code.