ORA-01455 Errors Returned In RDBMS 10g For OFSA SQLTalk Queries On Number Columns > 32k (Doc ID 437649.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2009

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Applications (OFSA) - Version: 4.5
Oracle Financial Data Manager - Version: 4.5.39
SQL Talk
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

On OFSA 4.5.39, when attempting to run a query in SQLTalk (select * from all_tables;) on RDBMS 10g instance the following error occurs:

ERROR
ORA-01455: converting column overflows integer datatype

Steps To Reproduce:

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Connect to 10g instance
2. Run the following query in SQLTalk:

select num_rows, table_name from all_tables where num_rows > 32000;

The event='10499 trace name context forever, level 10'  workaround for similar 9i issue documented in <<Note.258083.1>> Cannot Query Numeric Field with No Specified Scale in SQLTALK in RDBMS 9i does not work with this issue.

-- Business Impact:
The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot run queries on columns defined as NUMBER with no precision with values returned >32K.

Cause

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