APEX Login Error: ORA-01821 Data Format not recognized ORA-02063: Preceding line from DB link (Doc ID 2029778.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 4.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Running an Apex 4.2 application, get the following error message during login:
  ORA-01821: Date Format not recognized ORA-02063: Preceding line from DB link

Cause

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