When Rating Aggregated Usage, Often Get Oracle Exception ORA-01461 (Doc ID 728941.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management - Version 7.2.0.0.1 to 7.2.0.0.1 [Release 7.2.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 26-Jun-2010
***Checked for relevance on 13-Jun-2012***


Symptoms

While rating the aggregation usage at the end of bill cycle, the rating pipeline often throw ORA-01461 error.

The snippet of error in ifw_process.log:

(IFW.SEQUENCERPOOL.OUT_GEN_1X.CONTROLLER) DATABASE ERROR '[SERVERERROR] ORA-01461: CAN BIND A LONG VALUE ONLY FOR INSERT INTO A LONG COLUMN'.



Note :
1) This problem occurs randomly and is not reproducible.

2) It may occur on different tables. This is based on the following observation:

3) This problem may occur after upgrading Oracle database server/client to version 10.2.0.3.

Cause

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