Scheduler Job Runs Immediately After Enable When Using PL/SQL-expression

(Doc ID 2420041.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 18]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A job created using DBMS_SCHEDULER, runs automatically after it is enabled, when REPEAT_INTERVAL is calculated by a function (repeat_interval =>'nextExecution',).

The job runs after it is enabled even if the NEXT_RUN_DATE is in the future.

If REPEAT_INTERVAL is used with FREQ and INTERVAL (repeat_interval => 'FREQ=Minutely;INTERVAL=30'), the job does not run when is enabled which is the expected behavior.




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