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

SQL Server Error Message: Cannot insert explicit value for identity column in table when IDENTITY_INSERT is set to OFF

Error Message:

Server: Msg 544, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
Cannot insert explicit value for identity column in table <Table Name> 
when IDENTITY_INSERT is set to OFF.

Causes:

This error occurs when you are trying to insert into a table that contains an identity column and you are assigning a value to the identity column instead of letting SQL Server assign the value.

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