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Incorrect Field Mappings when Using Oracle External Tables and a Subset of Delimited Flat File Fields with ODI (Doc ID 424013.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 12, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version to [Release 3.2.03 to 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), after having created an Oracle external table based on a subset of fields contained in a delimited flat file, SQL instructions (SELECT, ...) to consult this table are incorrect.

For example, given a delimited flat file consisting of the following fields C1, C2, C3, C4 and C5.

If an Oracle External table is specified to include fields C3 and C5 in an external table, an SQL "SELECT C3, C5..." instruction to this table results in :

Is there a work around for such a problem when loading data using the LKM File to Oracle External Table 9i with ODI ?


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