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Calling a remote function using synonym causes ORA-00904 (Doc ID 311451.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.5.0 to 9.2.0.7 [Release 8.1.5 to 9.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Checked for relevance on 20-Nov-2007

 

Calling a remote function using local synonym fails with ORA-00904

Eg:-
You have a remote function <FUNCTION-NAME> in user <User2>. At the local
database you created a synonym <FUNCTION-NAME> in user <User1> for the
remote function.

CREATE SYNONYM <Synonym-Name> FOR <FUNCTION-NAME>@<dblink>;

select <Synonym-Name> from dual;

The above statement will fail with error ORA-00904

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Cause

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