ORA-01741: Illegal Zero-Length Identifier While Installing APEX 5.0 on 188.8.131.52 RAC Database
(Doc ID 2038710.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 18, 2021
Applies to:Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version 5.0.0.00.31 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
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Application Express. 5.0.0.00.31 on 184.108.40.206 RAC DB on Linux
Executing "apexins.sql" script, the installation stops with the messages and error:
timing for: Recompiling APEX_050000 schema
timing for: Upgrade
VIII. I N S T A L L O R A C L E A P E X A P P L I C A T I O N S
define "^" (hex 5e)
...Initialize the table of Oracle default schema names
...Page Designer metadata install
Enter YES (or hit enter) to load system messages and NO to skip it (NO should only be used during installation)
Property Editor - Metadata
ORA-01741: illegal zero-length identifier
o The installation command is:
o All versions of APEX were removed before installing apex 5.0.X.
- APEX 4.2.6 was installed successfully before
- APEX 5.0 consistently fails when using @apexins.sql tablespace_apex tablespace_files tablespace_temp /i/
Attempting to upgrade APEX to the latest version.
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