Importing Any Source Table Via The OWB Import Wizard Fails With "ORA-00997 illegal use of LONG datatype"

(Doc ID 390335.1)

Last updated on MARCH 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Warehouse Builder - Version to [Release 10.2]
Oracle Warehouse Builder - Version to [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The Import Metadata wizard returns the following error when attempting to import a table:

ORA-00997 illegal use of LONG datatype

 This problem can be reproduced in any database with cursor_sharing=force/similar at db level. 


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