Master Note: Understanding the "OALL8 is in an Inconsistent State" Exception

(Doc ID 944692.1)

Last updated on APRIL 30, 2018

Applies to:

JDBC - Version to [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.3 to 10.3.3
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 05-Apr-2013***


Over the past couple of years you have occasionally seen the exception "OALL8 is in an inconsistent state" - primarily in application server log files but also sometimes in the log file from a large standalone Java application. The exceptions were intermittent and could not be reproduced at will. You were not able to identify a cause for any of the occurrences of the exception. You ask if there is any information that will help you to understand this exception.


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