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ORA-00600 [qcisSetPlsqlCtx:tzi init] on Physical Standby Database (Doc ID 1561771.1)

Last updated on JUNE 06, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


  1. The following error is raised on a physical standby database instance:
    ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [qcisSetPlsqlCtx:tzi init], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], []

  2. At instance startup the alert file shows:
    Database Characterset is WE8ISO8859P1
    Failed to find timezone data file # 15 (DST_4)
    Daylight Saving Time feature is disabled

  3. Review of the generated tracefiles reveals a call stack similar to:
    ... <- kpedbg_dmp_stack <- $cold_kpummGetTZI <- kptDtToText0i <- kpoasysc <- kporatr <- kpoauth <- opiodr <- ttcpip <- opitsk <- ...




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