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APEX Upgrade Error: ORA-00942: table or view does not exist, insert /*+append*/ into APEX_######.WWV_FLOW_FND_USER_BK (Doc ID 2855788.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version 21.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : APEX 21.2 version, Admin

When attempting to upgrade to latest APEX (21.2 as today)
the following error occurs.

# Upgrade Metadata (1)
# Error: ORA-06550: line 2, column 43:
PL/SQL: ORA-00942: table or view does not
ORA-06550: line 2, column 3:
PL/SQL: SQL Statement ignored
# Statement: begin
  insert /*+append*/ into "APEX_210200"."WWV_FLOW_FND_USER_BK
 from "APEX_190100"."WWV_FLOW_FND_USER_BKP" bt1
security_group_id not in (10, 12) order by SECURITY_GROUP_ID ;
e.g_row_cnt := sql%rowcount;
# Backtrace: ORA-06512: at "APEX_210200.WWV_FLOW_UPGRADE", line 826

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Install APEX 21.2 on an instance that has APEX 19 so it be upgraded
2. Install phase ends OK
3. Upgrade phase starts with error above.


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