Problem with Inserting new row with EF in 1...0,1 Relationship

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I have two tables, Person and Employee and i have newly created 1 .. 0,1 relationship between them respectively. PersonId in Person table had defined identity 1. EmployeeId in Employee table doesnt have identity defined.

When i insert new row into Person table with SQL Studio everything works fine, however when i try to insert data with Entity Framework i get error:

Cannot insert explicit value for identity column in table 'Person' when IDENTITY_INSERT is set to OFF.

PersonId is not explicitly defined and is 0 in time of saving.

Note that inserting new person row is working fine without relationship with employee.

Am I missing something obvious or my approach is completly wrong? Googling sadly didnt helped at all.

EDIT: I have found solution, but i will add entity code for people facing same problem.

Person entity:

public partial class Person
    public Person()

    public int PersonId { get; set; }
    public virtual Employee Employee { get; set; }

Employee Entity:

public partial class Employee
    public Employee()

    public int EmployeeId { get; set; }
    public Data.Dal.Person Person { get; set; }

Relationship defined in context:

   .HasRequired(s => s.Person)
   .WithRequiredPrincipal(ad => ad.Employee);

Do you you auto increment on your Id column ? Defined in your SQL database. If it is the case then try to decorate the corresponding property of your entity with DatabaseGenerated.Identity attribute.

Issue when inserting new entity with relationships to existing entities , I modified some code, please review it. In class DbRepository , added another constructor, to make sure there is the same DbContext in  When i insert new row into Person table with SQL Studio everything works fine, however when i try to insert data with Entity Framework i get error: Cannot insert explicit value for identity column in table 'Person' when IDENTITY_INSERT is set to OFF. PersonId is not explicitly defined and is 0 in time of saving.

I found the solution. I am using Code First approach for generating Data Object Model. EF created this relationship as:

        .HasRequired(s => s.Person)
        .WithRequiredPrincipal(ad => ad.Employee);

By EF definition Employee is main refereced class, which is wrong. I changed referenced class to Person and everything works fine so far.

Correct relationship:

        .HasRequired(s => s.Person)
        .WithRequiredDependent(ad => ad.Employee);

More about having referece and being reference in answer: Ef code first diference between principle and dependent

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I think you can solve your problem with SQL Server,make relationship with employee in your SQL server and try inserting new person again.

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