ORA-00918: Column Ambiguously Defined (Doc ID 1513816.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Using two DBs with 11.2.0.3
This behavior was not reproduced in 11.2.0.1

Symptoms

 Receive an ORA-00918: column ambiguously defined while selecting over DBlink.

1. column names of length 30  
2. database link (remote query)
3. ANSI join syntax
4. fails with  ora-918

Changes

Upgrading to 11.2.0.3.

Cause

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