SQL Server Error Msg 1997 – Could not convert  the XML or spatial index ‘%.*ls’  to a relational index by using the DROP_EXISTING option.  Drop the XML or spatial index and create a relational index with the same name.

In this blog post, let’s learn about the error message “1997 – Could not convert  the XML or spatial index ‘%.*ls’  to a relational index by using the DROP_EXISTING option.  Drop the XML or spatial index and create a relational index with the same name.” in Microsoft SQL Server, the reason why it appears and the solution to fix it.

SQL Server Error Message

1997 – Could not convert  the XML or spatial index ‘%.*ls’  to a relational index by using the DROP_EXISTING option.  Drop the XML or spatial index and create a relational index with the same name.

Reason for the Error

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Solution

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