ORA-01400 If Constraints Are Enabled Novalidate (Doc ID 1934016.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ORA-01400: cannot insert NULL into (SCHEMA.TABLE.COLUMN)

error is reported if CONSTRAINTS are enabled NOVALIDATE.
There is no NOT NULL constraint on the column. The column is part of a foreign key.
If the constraints are enabled and validated, the error does not occur.

Cause

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