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Associate Migration repository throws an error "try deleting repository before creating repository" (Doc ID 852694.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 13, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 1.5.4 to 1.5.4
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Below problem might occur when you try to create/associate Migration Repository.

The Migration Repository user was created with appropriate privileges. But when tried to create/associate the repository to that particular user, got below error:

Try deleting repository before creating repository

This was a newly created user so there was no existing repository. The error did not give clear indication for cause of the problem.

Cause

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