DBMS_CDC_SUBSCRIBE.EXTEND_WINDOW THROWS ORA-31462 in RAC (Doc ID 565529.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 18, 2008

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.3 to 11.1.0.6
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

In a RAC environment, when apply is moved to different nodes, the extend_window
call DBMS_CDC_SUBSCRIBE.EXTEND_WINDOW can fail with ORA-31462
.
Begin
Dbms_Cdc_Subscribe.Extend_Window (
Subscription_name => 'CDC_EMP_SUB');
End;
/
2 3 4 5
Begin
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-31462: internal error while accessing metadata
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_CDC_SUBSCRIBE", line 41
ORA-06512: at line 2

Cause

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