Not Able to Create a Workspace in Application Express. ORA-22294: cannot update a LOB opened in read-only mode against Rdbms

(Doc ID 1480181.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A workspace cannot be created in Application Express in either the GUI interface or in SQLPLUS using the APEX APIs. When createing a workspace, the following error is seen:




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