Asynchronous HOTLOG_SOURCE Has Wrong SOURCE_DATABASE (Doc ID 1632490.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The pre-configured CDC Asynchronous HOTLOG Change Source has the wrong SOURCE_DATABASE.

SQL> select source_database from change_sources where source_name = 'HOTLOG_SOURCE';

SQL> select * from global_name;
It cannot be altered or dropped using the DBMS_CDC_PUBLISH procedures; ALTER_HOTLOG_CHANGE_SOURCE, DROP_CHANGE_SOURCE because the ORA-31504 error would be returned.

Error <Note 288630.1> OERR: ORA-31504 cannot alter or drop predefined change source

Error:  ORA-31504  (ORA-31504)
Text:  cannot alter or drop predefined change source
Cause: The caller attempted to alter or drop one of the predefined change sources HOTLOG_SOURCE or SYNC_SOURCE.
Action: Do not attempt to alter or drop a predefined change source or correct call to supply the name of a user-created change source.


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