DBMS_JOB Remove Procedure Fails With ORA-23421 (Doc ID 452864.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 10.2.0.3 [Release 8.1.7 to 10.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Symptoms

Removal of Database jobs using the DBMS_JOB.REMOVE fails with

ORA-23421: job number <job_number> is not a job in the job queue

Cause

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