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APEX 5.0 Installation Failed with Multiple Errors: ORA-00406: COMPATIBLE parameter needs to be 11.0.0.0.0 or greater (Doc ID 2009355.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 4.2.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Upgrading APEX 4.2.3 to 5.0 in an 11.2 database is failing.
After removing and reinstalling, the APEX 5.0 installation log is showing the following errors:

alter table wwv_flow_sessions$ add (
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00406: COMPATIBLE parameter needs to be 11.0.0.0.0 or greater
ORA-00722: Feature "Virtual columns"


  wwv_flow_sessions$(timeout_computation)
  *
ERROR at line 2:
ORA-00904: "TIMEOUT_COMPUTATION": invalid identifier
....
create table wwv_flow_template_options (
*
ERROR at line 1:
00406: COMPATIBLE parameter needs to be 11.0.0.0.0 or greater
ORA-00722: Feature "Virtual columns"


alter table wwv_flow_template_options add constraint wwv_flow_template_opt_uk unique (flow_id, theme_id, name, virtual_template_type, virtual_template_id)
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00942: table or view does not exist


alter table wwv_flow_template_options add constraint wwv_flow_template_opt_uk2 unique (flow_id, theme_id, css_classes, virtual_template_type, virtual_template_id)
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00942: table or view does not exist
...


 

What is causing this failure?

Cause

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