External Table Loading Errors with ORA-01722: invalid number
Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206 - Release: 9.2 to 11.2
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This document describes the effect of using Windows platform to generate ASCII files which cannot be directly imported into Unix/Linux Platforms without removing MSDOS/Windows CR/LF
When attempting to load huge flat files via External tables into Oracle tables.
the following error occurs.
The load comes back with a series of errors and 0 rows inserted.
ORA-01722: invalid number
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