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Insert into Table Named CONTAINERS Fails with Ora-942 or Ora-2000 In (Doc ID 1982759.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2019

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Insert into table named CONTAINERS fails with:

ORA-02000 missing keyword

But when prefixed with schema name, it works fine.

insert into containers (column1,2 ...) values( value1,2....)  ====> Fails with error ORA-02000

insert into RLOG.containers (column1,2 ...) values( value1,2....)  ====> Works Fine


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