Getting ORA-2019 After Upgrading Database to

(Doc ID 1967705.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After upgrade to, a procedure that is using a private database links failed with the following errors:

SQL> exec user_2.proc2
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-02019: connection description for remote database not found

It also fails with same ORA-02019 error for shared dblink


 After upgrade to


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