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ORA-31485 'Invalid database link' Error When Running DBMS_CDC_PUBLISH.CREATE_HOTLOG_CHANGE_SOURCE Using a Valid Database Link Name (Doc ID 563978.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 30, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When creating a Change Data Capture (CDC) hotlog change source using DBMS_CDC_PUBLISH.CREATE_HOTLOG_CHANGE_SOURCE, the following error is received:

ORA-31485: invalid database link
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SYS_ERROR", line 79
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_CDC_IPUBLISH", line 599
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_CDC_PUBLISH", line 114
ORA-06512: at line 2

However, the database link name, which does not have a domain name appended to it, is valid and works.

Cause

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