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Error Logging For DMLs Executed On Encrypted Tables Fails With ORA-38906 (Doc ID 984700.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2023

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Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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The target table of a merge operation contains an encrypted column. When the merge operation causes record to be logged in the error log table, ORA-38906 is raised:

This error can occur when executing any DML as long as the target table is encrypted. The error occurs occurs when using either column level TDE or tablespace encryption.




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