How to create a trail from a sourceistable (sourceisfile) initial load, OGG-00045 Trails cannot be used with SPECIALRUN (Doc ID 1564409.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 13, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate - Version 11.2.1.0.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

To create a trail from a sourceistable (sourceisfile) initial load.

 

The documentation is in error.

Documentation:
Document: doc.1121\e29397.pdf, Oracle GoldenGate Windows and UNIX Administrator’s Guide
Section: Loading Data from file to replicat
Page: 205

Documentation says using exttrail files is acceptable for an initial run.

Running initial load replicat with EXTTRAIL option returns following error:

OGG-00045 Trails cannot be used with SPECIALRUN
 

Solution

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