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New User Encounters ORA-00604, ORA-06502 When Connecting To Oracle (Doc ID 1274538.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 22, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 15-Feb-2017***

Symptoms

A new user is created who tries to connect to Oracle:

SQL> create user test identified by <PASSWORD> default tablespace users;

User created.

SQL> grant create session to test;

Grant succeeded.

SQL> connect test/<PASSWORD>
ERROR:
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error
ORA-06512: at line 7

Changes

New user created.

Cause

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