Alter Session Set Current_schema Does Not Work With Db Links

(Doc ID 2086082.1)

Last updated on JUNE 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

When setting the following and running any SQL involving db links, the execution fails with the error "connection descriptor cannot be found".

alter session set current_Schema=<username>;

Why is it happening ?

 

Solution

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