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ORA-00406: COMPATIBLE Parameter Needs To Be 12.0 Or Greater After Apply Patch 25433352 (APR QFSDP) (Doc ID 2291901.1)

Last updated on JUNE 12, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After application of patch 25433352, queries using XML/JSON which previously worked now fail with errors:

ORA-00406: COMPATIBLE parameter needs to be 12.0 or greater

COMPATIBLE is set to 11.2 on the database but the same queries executed without error prior to applying the patch.



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