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OID (TSPurge) DBMS Jobs Are Stuck After DST Time Change / Alert.log Error: ORA-01878 (Doc ID 1318547.1)

Last updated on MARCH 06, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Database (DB) 11gR2 used as repository for Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 11g, i.e.,

OID database DBMS jobs scheduled by default installation to run in the 2am-3am timeframe end up being "stuck," and error ORA-01878 is logged in the alert log every 1-2 minutes.

This started happening since the time changed on US Central site for Daylight Savings Time (DST).

In reviewing the ODS (OID DB schema) jobs:


Oracle database server clock changed to DST on US Central site.


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