Associate Migration repository throws an error "try deleting repository before creating repository"

(Doc ID 852694.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 01, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version: 1.5.4 to 1.5.4
This problem can occur on any platform.


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.


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