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Using the OracleTextSearch component - ORA-00942 error when searching: "Unable to retrieve the columns for the database table 'IdcText2'" (Doc ID 742254.1)

Last updated on MAY 16, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 10.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You are using Oracle Text 11g on Oracle Database 11g for your search collection.  You have the Oracle Text Search component installed to accomplish this.

When trying to perform a search, you get the following error:

Unable to retrieve search results. Error generated when executing query 'idccontenttrue'. Unable to retrieve the columns for the database table 'IdcText2'. ORA-00942: table or view does not exist
[ Details ]
intradoc.common.ServiceException:!csOracleTextErrorExecutingQuery,idccontenttrue!csDbUnableToPerformAction_getColumns,IdcText2!$ORA-00942: table or view does not exist at
intradoc.server.SearchService.retrieveSearchInfo( at
intradoc.server.SearchService.doLocalSearch( at
intradoc.server.SearchService.getSearchResults( at
sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at
sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke( at
sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke( at
java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke( at
intradoc.common.IdcMethodHolder.invokeMethod( at
intradoc.common.ClassHelperUtils.executeMethodEx( at
intradoc.common.ClassHelperUtils.executeMethod( at
intradoc.server.Service.doCodeEx( at
intradoc.server.Service.doCode( at
intradoc.server.ServiceRequestImplementor.doAction( at
intradoc.server.Service.doAction( at
intradoc.server.ServiceRequestImplementor.doActions( at
intradoc.server.Service.doActions( at
intradoc.server.ServiceRequestImplementor.executeActions( at
intradoc.server.Service.executeActions( at
intradoc.server.ServiceRequestImplementor.doRequest( at
intradoc.server.Service.doRequest( at
intradoc.server.ServiceManager.processCommand( at



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