In 11.2.0.3.0 Text Index Creation = ORA-29855 ORA-20000 DRG-10502 DRG-10513 (Doc ID 1935009.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 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

In 11.2.0.3.0, Text index creation fails in SQL*Plus with the following errors:

  ERROR at line 1:
  ORA-29855: error occurred in the execution of ODCIINDEXCREATE routine
  ORA-20000: Oracle Text error:
  DRG-10502: index <indexname> does not exist
  DRG-10513: index <indexname> metadata is corrupt
  ORA-06512: at "CTXSYS.DRUE", line 160
  ORA-06512: at "CTXSYS.TEXTINDEXMETHODS", line 366

Changes

 The database was recently upgraded from 11.2.0.2.0 to 11.2.0.3.0.  The problematic Text index existed prior to the upgrade.

Cause

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