500 Internal Server Error, Internally: ORA-04068 and ORA-04065: not executed, altered or dropped stored procedure "WWV_FLOW_IMAGE_PREFIX" entering APEX URL after DB Server Bounced
(Doc ID 2379288.1)
Last updated on APRIL 28, 2023
Applies to:Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
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After server reboot and database restarted, APEX environment showing an "Internal Server 500" error and can't access APEX development or instance administration pages. In addition, running apxchpwd.sql, reset_image_prefix.sql or selecting most of the APEX views (ex. APEX_APPLICATIONS) get the following errors:
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-04068: existing state of packages has been discarded
ORA-04065: not executed, altered or dropped stored procedure
ORA-06508: PL/SQL: could not find program unit being called:
ORA-06512: at "APEX_050100.WWV_FLOW_GLOBAL", line 44
ORA-06512: at "APEX_050100.WWV_FLOW", line 561
Reboot / restart of the database server and the database.
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