ODP.NET Managed Driver Throws "Index was outside the bounds of the array" Error if DDL Changed While Application is Running

(Doc ID 2314459.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 26, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Data Provider for .NET - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)

Symptoms

Application using ODP.NET Managed driver throws "Index was outside the bounds of the array" error if underlying database table schema keeps changing while application is fetching the records.

Changes

 Application is using ODP.NET Managed driver instead of Unmanaged.

Cause

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