'ORA-00997: Illegal Use of Long Datatype' When Displaying MySQL MEDIUMTEXT Column in OWB 11g (Doc ID 1056924.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Warehouse Builder - Version 11.1.0.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to display data with the MEDIUMTEXT column in the OWB client for a table imported from a MySQL source, the following error occurs:

java.sql.SQLException: ORA-00997: illegal use of LONG datatype

Cause

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