ORA-949: Illegal Reference To Remote Database When Using Contains Query

(Doc ID 1188493.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Text - Version: 10.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.2 - Release: 10.2 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The insert statement:

insert into tmp_holder
select count(*) from scott.quick@TARJB
where contains@TARJB(text, 'cat') > 0;


Fails with:

ORA-00949: illegal reference to remote database

Cause

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