Error: "ora-22275 invalid lob locator specified" When Running Project Publication Using An Oracle Database

(Doc ID 2062394.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to publish projects, the publication job fails and the following error is noted in the publication log for the project:

com.primavera.PhoenixException: ora-22275 invalid lob locator specified
  at com.primavera.px.writer.PxBusinessObjectSqlWriter.a(Unknown Source)
  at com.primavera.px.writer.PxBusinessObjectSqlWriter.updatePxBusinessObjects(Unknown Source)
  at com.primavera.px.common.PxServiceBoWriter.doWork(Unknown Source)
  at com.primavera.px.common.PxServiceBoTaskImpl$PxServiceBoTaskUnit.attemptToProcessForPageSize(Unknown Source)
  at com.primavera.px.common.PxServiceBoTaskImpl$PxServiceBoTaskUnit.execute(Unknown Source)
  at com.primavera.px.common.PxServiceBoTaskImpl.executeTask(Unknown Source)
  at com.primavera.px.common.PxAbstractServiceTask.execute(Unknown Source)
  at Source)
Caused by: java.sql.BatchUpdateException: ora-22275 invalid lob locator specified

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Install an Oracle 12c database (
  2. Enable publication for all projects
  3. Note the log error which occurs when a project publication runs


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