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Errors Upgrading APEX 3.2 to 5.0 (Doc ID 2254051.1)

Last updated on JULY 26, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version 5.0.3.00 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Cannot upgrade APEX from 3.2 (installed in Database 11.2.0.4) to 5.0.
Upgrade failed.
There are 83 APEX invalids.

Error reported in apex installation log;

ORA-04063: package body "APEX_050000.WWV_FLOW" has errors
ORA-06508: PL/SQL: could not find program unit being called:
"APEX_050000.WWV_FLOW"
ORA-06512: at "APEX_050000.WWV_FLOW_RESTRICTED_SCHEMA_T1", line 2
ORA-04088: error during execution of trigger
'APEX_050000.WWV_FLOW_RESTRICTED_SCHEMA_T1'
ORA-06512: at line 50

...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

...Internal messages
begin
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-04063: package body "APEX_050000.WWV_FLOW_API" has errors
ORA-06508: PL/SQL: could not find program unit being called:
"APEX_050000.WWV_FLOW_API"
ORA-06512: at line 2

Changes

 

Cause

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