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OGG Flat File Adapter Abend With Error Flatfileuserexit.c[104]: Fatal Function Failure, ABENDING Error (4) retrieving column value. (Doc ID 2176760.1)

Last updated on MAY 11, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate Application Adapters - Version and later
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We're using OGG Flat File Adapter to read trail file extracted from Oracle Database with CESU-8 charset.

Extract abends with the error:

2016-06-29 18:19:10: UEUTIL(ueutil.c:700) [ERROR]: Error (4) retrieving column value.
2016-06-29 18:19:10: FFUSEREXIT(flatfileuserexit.c:891) [WARN]: Unable to retrieve value for Column[14] '<column>'
2016-06-29 18:19:10: FFUSEREXIT(flatfileuserexit.c:104) [ERROR]: Fatal function failure, ABENDING

Column[14] '<column>' contains data that are not supported in UTF-8 charset. The character is "D2" hex encoding for "Ò".


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