ORA-06502 WWC-00006 Errors When Editing Pages In Oracle Portal 11.1.1.6 (Doc ID 1901157.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Portal - Version 11.1.1.6.0 to 11.1.1.7.0 [Release FMW11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A recently upgraded Portal 11.1.1.6.0 is showing errors randomly when making layout changes to pages. Example:
When adding a region to a page, the browser shows this error :

An unexpected error occurred: ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small 

Despite the error, the region is added.  Other times, such as moving a portlet, the action doesn't occur after the error.

WWC-00006 - An unexpected error occurred ORA-06502 PL/SQL numeric or value error character string to small WWC-44088

The problem occurs in all browsers, but is intermittent.


webcache access_log shows:

 

Changes

Portal was recently upgraded, and the latest CPU patches were applied.

Cause

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