SSIS CDC state User::CDC_State is not well structured

This post shows one of the possibilities to resolve the error “SSIS CDC state User::CDC_State is not well structured”.

This full error as below. This happen in your CDC Source normally.

I[Shipper CDC Records [20]] Error: System.Exception: Value ILUPDATE/CE/0x00000031000001D80001/IR/Ox00000031000001650002//TS/2018-03-15T11:40:15.3532021/ of CDC state User::CDC_State is not well structured. Structure must be – logicalName(required)/[CS/<cs-lsn>/] (optional)[CE/cce-lsn>/](optional)[IRcir-start>/cir-end>/](optional)/[TS/timestamp/](optional) [ER/cerror-message>/](optional). at Attunity.SqlServer.CDCSrc.CdcSourceComponent.PrimeOutput(Int32 outputs, Int32[] outputlDs, PipelineBuffer[] buffers) at Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Pipeline.ManagedComponentHost.HostPrimeOutput (IDTSManagedComponentWrapper100 wrapper, Int32 outputs, Int32[] outputlDs, IDTSBuffer100[] buffers, IntPtr ppBufferWirePacket)

If you go to check your CDC_State table you likely to see the state started with.


You need your CDC state start with


Most likely you do not have a CDC Control Task set CDC control operation to Mark initial load end.

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Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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