Update Statement Via Database Link Fails With Ora-02019 On Remote Database (Doc ID 1088213.1)

Last updated on MAY 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version to [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
** checked for relevency 09-jun-2014 **


ORA-02019 occurs when using UPDATE via a database link

   Error: ORA-2019
  Text: connection description for remote database not found
  Cause: The user attempted to connect or log in to a remote database using a
   connection description that could not be found.

  Action: Specify an existing database link.
   Query the data dictionary to see all existing database links.
   See your operating system-specific SQL*Net documentation for valid connection descriptors.

On the local side the connection just hangs - no message is returned to the local user.


Applying the most recent PSU patch for


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