Setting Parameter SORT_AREA_SIZE Throws error ORA-2017: "Integer Value Required" (Doc ID 2049098.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.0.6.0 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 8.0.6 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ORA-02017 error is received while setting the parameter sort_area_size, e.g.:

  

Cause

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