ORA-12014 on Creating a Materialized View on table with no Primary Key (Doc ID 375635.1)

Last updated on JULY 10, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.3 - Release: 10.2 to 10.2
Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 8.1.7.0 to 8.1.7.4   [Release: 8.1.7 to 8.1.7]
Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2.0.1 to 9.2.0.8   [Release: 9.2 to 9.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 31-JAN-2010***
***Checked for relevance on 10-Jul-2011***

Symptoms

ORA-12014 on creating a materialized view (mview) on a synonym in a 10.2.0.3 (or lower) database where the synonym is on a base table which resides in an 8.1.7.4 database.

The same error is not reported in a 10.1  to 8.1.7.4 combination.

Cause

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