Sql*Loader-951 and ORA-00901 when username has special characters and direct path is used (Doc ID 351497.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 07, 2006

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2.0.7.0
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

SQL Loader fails with the following error stack when the username has special characters in it and
the DIRECT PATH is used:
SQL*Loader-951: Error calling once/load initialization
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-00911: invalid character
Using conventional path does not issue the same error.

Cause

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