Column Data Types Are Not Defined During External Table Creation When Executing An ODI 12c Reusable Mapping

(Doc ID 2278320.1)

Last updated on JULY 04, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version to [Release 12c]
Oracle Data Integrator Cloud Service - Version 17.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A Temporary Interface in Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) 11g uses a knowledge module that calls the getColList() substitution method with a SOURCE_CRE_DT pattern to create an external table:

create external table <%=snpRef.getTargetTable( "TABLE_NAME")%>_ext
<%=odiRef.getColList("", "\t[COL_NAME]\t[SOURCE_CRE_DT] ", ",\n", "", "")%>

The execution of the Temporary Integration Interface in ODI 11g correctly generates the column datatypes.

For example:

create external table MY_TABLE_ext
  COL1 CHAR(2) ,
  COL3 CHAR(2) ,

After upgrading the above to ODI 12c, the columns datatypes are no longer generated in the Reusable Mapping lines of code:

create external table MY_TABLE_ext
  COL1 ,
  COL2 ,
  COL3 ,
  COL4 ,




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