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Jobs Fails With Ora-01426 - Numeric Overflow - After Upgrade To 11.2 (Doc ID 1267158.1)

Last updated on JULY 08, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 11-Jul-2011***

Symptoms

Jobs (both dbms_scheduler and dbms_jobs jobs) are failing with ORA-01426: Numeric overflow.

Alert log shows job queue secondary (J00x) reporting the following messages:

ORA-12012: error on auto execute of job 4294967294
ORA-01426: numeric overflow
ORA-01426: numeric overflow
ORA-01426: numeric overflow

The job number reported is 4294967294 yet the current job sequence number (JOBSEQ from dba_sequences) is 21310.

Events '1426 trace name errorstack level 3' or '10046 trace name context forever, level 4' shows the following SQL statement failing with ORA-1426 error.

 

Changes

The database was recently upgraded from 9.2.0.8 to 11.2.0.1.

Cause

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