Inserting a NULL Into an XMLType Column Fails with 'Invalid column type: sqlType=2007' (Doc ID 1293600.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 17, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - 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

Attempting to insert a NULL into an XMLTYPE column using DBMS_XMLSAVE fails with the following error:

ORA-29532: Java call terminated by uncaught Java exception: oracle.xml.sql.OracleXMLSQLException:
'java.sql.SQLException: Invalid column type: sqlType=2007'
 encountered during processing ROW element 0.
All prior XML row changes were rolled back. in the XML document.
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_XMLSAVE", line 115
ORA-06512: at line 10

Cause

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