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Unable To Create Workspace in APEX 4.2.2 using Database 12c (Doc ID 1583146.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 4.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to create a workspace in APEX, the following error is seen during the provisioning step:

ORA-20001: Request 2152413769446057 could not be processed. -20987 ORA-20987: APEX - Unable to create user. ORA-65096: invalid common user or role name - ORA-65096: invalid common user or role name


The 12c database was installed using the default installation.

APEX was upgraded from the initial 4.2.0 version to the 4.2.2 version using the apexins_con.sql script.


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