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APEX_MAIL / HTMLDB_MAIL Failing Unexpectedly (Doc ID 434137.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 09, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version 2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


APEX_MAIL (or HTMLDB_MAIL) is not working correctly when called from a DBMS_SCHEDULER job which calls the send email procedure. The error that is seen in SQLPLUS is:

This procedure used to return a Workspace ID, but is now failing. The purpose of WWV_FLOW_API.SET_SECURITY_GROUP_ID is to set the package variable that contains the workspace ID of a workspace to which the schema is assigned. After this package variable is set, the security check in the mail package is satisfied that an authorized caller invoked it. Since WWV_FLOW_API.SET_SECURITY_GROUP_ID is no longer returning a valid workspace ID, the APEX_MAIL package is failing.


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