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Unable to enable revision tracking on a certain asset type - ORA-00955: name is already used by an existing object (Doc ID 1906753.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version and later
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Unable to enable revision tracking for a specific asset type; receive the following error in sites.log:

[2014-07-11 16:27:59,356 UTC] [ERROR] [.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'] [fatwire.logging.cs.db] SQLException executing statement: CREATE TABLE <assettype>_t (serializeddata VARCHAR(255) NULL, name VARCHAR(255) PRIMARY KEY NOT NULL, asset VARCHAR(255) NOT NULL, versiondate TIMESTAMP NOT NULL, versionnum NUMBER(10) NOT NULL, lockedby VARCHAR(64) NOT NULL, createdby VARCHAR(64) NOT NULL, annotation VARCHAR(255) NULL)
java.sql.SQLSyntaxErrorException: ORA-00955: name is already used by an existing object.


The environment was not an upgraded environment.

Revision tracking was never enabled for <assettype> on this system before.


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