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'ORA-00955: name is already used by an existing object' Signaled with ODI XML Driver and "create_tables" Property for External Database Usage (Doc ID 424282.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 29, 2023

Applies to:

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


When using the Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) XML Driver with an external Database to store the schema, this is carried out with a Properties file which contains the "create_tables" parameter set to AUTO. This means that ODI will create the XML tables only if they do not already exist.

The initial connection test is OK but subsequent ones fail with the following message:

The article applies to all releases of ODI like the current 12C as well as to previous releases.


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