Sending E-mail from Forms 12c Using UTL_SMTP Fails With ORA-29278 Error When Connected to Database 12.1.0.1.0

(Doc ID 2389836.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version 12.2.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Sending e-mails from forms application using UTL_SMTP code results in the following error:

ORA-29278: "SMTP transient error: 421 Service not available"

This works when connected to Database 12.1.0.2.0 but fails against Database 12.1.0.1.0 version.

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Cause

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