ORA-00972: Identifier is too Long

(Doc ID 1955166.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When running the Streams Replication procedure: DBMS_STREAMS_ADM.MAINTAIN_CHANGE_TABLE
the following error can occur:

ORA-00972: identifier is too long,
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_STREAMS_ADM",
line 4891,
ORA-06512: at line 2

The source_table_name parameter has been passed a 28-character string, for example 'ABCD.EFGHIJK_LMNO_PQR_STUVWX'

Cause

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