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ODI Loading Empty Strings from Flat File as Whitespace Instead of NULL (Doc ID 2759160.1)

Last updated on APRIL 04, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version 12.2.1.4.200618 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After upgrading Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) 12.1.3.0 to 12.2.1.4, flat files that contain a field which has a blank value, such as an empty string, are resulting in whitespace being inserted into the target instead of the previous behavior of inserting NULL.

Additionally, If the mapping is attempting to insert data from a source file column specified as "String" into a "Numeric" column in an Oracle target, the issue can surface as an "ORA-01722: invalid number" error message.

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Cause

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