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Upgrade failed with "ORA-00904: "SHARDING_TYPE": invalid identifier" error (Doc ID 2607007.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Upgrade failed with below error while upgrading the database from 11.2.0.4 to 12.2.0.1 version.

 

19:14:34 SQL> begin
19:14:34   2      execute immediate 'UPDATE cloud SET sharding_type = 0 WHERE sharding_type IS NULL';
19:14:34   3  exception when others then
19:14:34   4      if (sqlcode = -942) then null;
19:14:34   5      else raise;
19:14:34   6      end if;
19:14:34   7  end;
19:14:34   8  /
begin
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00904: "SHARDING_TYPE": invalid identifier
ORA-06512: at line 5
ORA-06512: at line 2

Changes

 Upgrading the database from 11.2.0.4 to 12.2.0.1 version.

Cause

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Changes
Cause
Solution
 SQL> drop synonym sys.cloud;

This error can be ignored and proceed with post upgrade part for this environment.

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