Update Contact Activity allows different datatypes to be assigned to each other
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Update Contact Activity allows different datatypes to be assigned to each other

Marketing Cloud Journey Builder

Last updated 2022-03-07 ·Reference W-9660475 ·Reported By 0 users

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Summary
When creating an update contact activity, you are allowed assign an attribute which has a different data type to the initial attribute selected.

This causes an intermittent issue where the update contact activity will error out with the message "String or binary data would be truncated"

A guardrail will be be implemented to prevent this from being allowed in the future

Repro
1. Create Multi-Step Journey
2. Create a data extension entry source with two field types (Text and Date for Example)
3. Drag an update contact activity onto the canvas
4. Map the date type attribute to a text type attribute
5. Activate Journey

Workaround
Use data types that are equivalent in the assignment.

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