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"ODI-17506: Variable has no value" Signalled when Running an ODI 11g Integration Interface (Doc ID 1595156.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version to [Release 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When using the Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) version IKM SQL to File Append to load data to a flat file, we have noticed that if a column name of the target Datastore is identical to an ODI Variable name, then at runtime the generated code displays a binding variable referencing the ODI Project Variable and not the desired column.

It appears, therefore, that there is a collision between the Datastore column name and an identically named ODI Variable resulting in incorrect substitution at code generation time and the following error message:

oracle.odi.core.exception.OdiRuntimeException: java.lang.Exception: ODI-17506: Variable has no value: <Project.VariableName>
    at oracle.odi.query.VariableDwgBridgeImpl.getValue(
    at oracle.odi.query.OdiSQLTranslator.bindInputVariables(


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