Last updated on JULY 17, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 184.108.40.206 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 and later
Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version 18.104.22.168 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The key symptoms in these cases are typically the following:
- DBMS_STATS is being executed in some form
- ORA-20011, ORA-29913 and ORA-29400 Errors are seen, ORA-29913 specifying external function "ODCIEXTTABLEOPEN" signifying that there was an error in the callout by the external function "ODCIEXTTABLEOPEN " while trying to open an external table.
Some specific examples follow:
- When attempting to run GATHER_STATS_JOB the following errors occur:
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