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ORA-00979: Not A GROUP BY Expression from INSERT INTO ... SELECT, even Fix for 27574891 Applied (Doc ID 2804026.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1 to 18]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


During an INSERT INTO ... SELECT statement, you receive error

    ORA-00979: not a GROUP BY expression

If the SELECT portion is executed alone, then the error does not occur.

Applying the fix for non-published Bug 27574891 did not help.


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