Create ctxsys.context Index fails with ORA-29855, ORA-20000, DRG-10502 errors (Doc ID 1484445.1)

Last updated on MARCH 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Text - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to create a new text index under 11.2.0.3 with the following DDL:

CREATE INDEX ....
  ON .... (....)
  INDEXTYPE IS ctxsys.context;

Getting the following error stack:

Error at line 3
ORA-29855: error occurred in the execution of ODCIINDEXCREATE routine
ORA-20000: Oracle Text error:
DRG-10502: index .... does not exist
ORA-06512: at "CTXSYS.DRUE", line 160
ORA-06512: at "CTXSYS.TEXTINDEXMETHODS", line 366

Cause

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