Generic Connectivity Connection With A Remote Database Fails With: ORA-28536 (Doc ID 241395.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.0 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 04-Oct-2010***
***Checked for relevance on 28-Aug-2013***

Symptoms

A select using generic connectivity gives the following errors -

ORA-28536: error in processing Heterogeneous Services initialization parameters
ORA-28507: error in data dictionary view sys.hs$_class_init
ORA-02063: "preceding %s%s from %s%s"
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level %s
ORA-00942: table or view does not exist

Cause

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