"ORA-00942: table or view does not exist" During Temporary Table Drop Step in ODI Job

(Doc ID 2299825.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) there may be a failed step that performs a drop of C$, I$, C$, etc temporary table. For example, the SQL code may look similar to this:

drop table ODI_DB."C$_0tablename"

It results in the following error message:

ODI-1228: Task SrcSet0 (Loading) fails on the target ORACLE connection ODI_CONN.
Caused By: java.sql.SQLSyntaxErrorException: ORA-00942: table or view does not exist

The next step in the job is to create a table by the same name.

Cause

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