Unhandled Exception: System.OverflowException: Arithmetic Operation Resulted in an Overflow When Working With Numbers Larger Than 28 Digits

(Doc ID 253136.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Data Provider for .NET - Version and later
Generic Windows
***Checked for relevance on 21-Nov-2013***


The customer is getting the error:

Unhandled Exception: System.OverflowException: Arithmetic operation resulted in an overflow.
at Oracle.DataAccess.Types.DecimalConv.GetDecimal(IntPtr numCtx)
at Oracle.DataAccess.Client.OracleDataReader.GetDecimal(Int32 i)

when trying to work with numbers longer than 28 digits in a .Net application.


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