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"The column 'dDecimalScale' does not exist in this table" when starting the Content Server with URM or RM Installed (Doc ID 841987.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content: Records - Version to [Release 10gR3]
Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 10.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to start the Content Server with Universal Records Manager (URM)  or Records Manager Corporate Edition (RM) installed, the server fails to start and the following error is seen: 

NOTE: In some cases this error will occur when attempting to start the Content Server and neither URM nor RM is installed or has been installed, but the CS10gR3xUpdateBundle is installed.  In this case, follow the alternative solution to alter the database table in the solution section. 
Error with table 'DocMetaDefinition'. The column 'dDecimalScale' does not exist in this table.
intradoc.common.ServiceException: !apErrorWithTable,DocMetaDefinition!syColumnDoesNotExist,dDecimalScale
at intradoc.server.IdcServerManager.init(
at IdcServer.init(
at IdcServer.main(

Caused by: !apErrorWithTable,DocMetaDefinition!syColumnDoesNotExist,dDecimalScale
at intradoc.shared.MetaFieldData.initIndexes(
at intradoc.shared.MetaFieldData.init(
at recordsmanagement.RecordsManagementTables.loadMetaFieldDataTable(Reco
at recordsmanagement.RecordsManagementTables.loadCached(RecordsManagemen
at recordsmanagement.RecordsManagementFilters.doFilter(RecordsManagement
at intradoc.shared.PluginFilters.filter(
at intradoc.server.IdcSystemLoader.loadCachedTables( :1032)
at intradoc.server.IdcSystemLoader.loadCaches(
at intradoc.server.IdcServerManager.init(
... 2 more


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