Error "ORA-01858: a non-numeric character was found where a numeric was expected" Upgrading Portal Repository From 10.1.4.2 To 11.1.1.6 (Doc ID 2038362.1)

Last updated on MAY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Portal - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

During the upgrade from 10g to 11g, the upgrade is failing due to this error in the upgrade log:

ERROR: Creating the Oracle Portal Builder Page
declare
  *
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-06510: PL/SQL: unhandled user-defined exception
ORA-06512: at "PORTAL.WWSBR_API", line 1982
ORA-01858: a non-numeric character was found where a numeric was expected
ORA-06512: at line 1661

 

Cause

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