Ora-22835 - CLOB Larger Than 4000 Inserted Into Varchar2(4000) Column Is Silently Truncated (Doc ID 388512.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 06-Aug-2016***


Symptoms

You are trying to modify a LOB, and you type in the following:
    MODIFY LOB lobitem (storage_clause pctversion cache logging)

You then receive the following error:

ORA-22835: Buffer too small for CLOB to CHAR or BLOB to RAW conversion (actual: 4531, maximum: 4000)

Cause

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