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DBMS_METADATA.GET_DDL Fail With ORA-31603 and/or ORA-20978 Reported While Enabling Online Patching EBS 12.2 (Doc ID 1949427.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 29, 2020

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


On Database version

When attempting to use DBMS_METADATA.GET_DDL when logged as SYSTEM database user,the following error occurs.

ORA-31603: object "JTF_PF_PAGE_OBJECT" of type TYPE not found in schema "APPS"

ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_METADATA", line 5363
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_METADATA", line 7879

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

However – if one login as APPS then DBMS_METADATA.GET_DDL returns proper DDL.


  Enabling Online Patching After Upgrade EBS to 12.2 


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