Error ORA-28267: Invalid NameSpace Value When Using Database Links And JDBC

(Doc ID 1326308.1)

Last updated on APRIL 09, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


JDBC program crashes with errors such as the ones below:

java.sql.SQLException: ORA-28267: Invalid NameSpace Value
ORA-02063: preceding %s%s from %s%s

at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIoer.processError(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4C8Oall.processError(
at oracle.jdbc.driver.T4CTTIfun.receive(


The JDBC client is connected to an 11g database and, in the same transaction, a pre 11g database is accessed via a database link.


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