Intermittent "ORA-01801 Date Format is Too Long For Internal Buffer" against databases older than 10.2.0.3 (Doc ID 409090.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Data Provider for .NET - Version 9.2.0.1 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 30-Jan-2013***

Symptoms

The following error may intermittently occur in an ODP.NET application that goes against database versions prior to 10.2.0.3:

Exception type: OracleException
Exception message: ORA-01801: date format is too long for internal buffer


Cause

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