ORA-01841 during query from SQLPLUS version 10.2.0.3 to an 12.1.0.1.0 database (Doc ID 1472327.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12cBETA1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 25-Dec-2016***

Symptoms

While attempting queries using SQLPLUS 10.2.0.3 against a 12.1.0.1.0 database the following occurs

SQL> select * from dba_users;

select * from dba_users

ORA-01841: (full) year must be between -4713 and +9999, and not be 0

SQL> select * from cdb_users;

select * from cdb_users

ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-01841: (full) year must be between -4713 and +9999, and not be 0

Cause

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