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CDC Change Table with more than 128 Columns Fails with ORA-1438 (Doc ID 788425.1)

Last updated on MARCH 06, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: to


When running Change Data Capture (CDC) with AUTOLOG or HOTLOG mode with change tables with greater than 128 columns, it is possible to get an ORA-01438 error: "value larger than specified precision allows for this column".




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