Dropping CDC change set is failing with ORA-01741. (Doc ID 988837.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 10, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are unable to drop Change set in CDC. It is failing with ORA-01741.

SQL> BEGIN
2 DBMS_CDC_PUBLISH.DROP_CHANGE_SET(
3 change_set_name => 'SOAR_CHANGE_SET');
4 end;
5 /
BEGIN
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01741: illegal zero-length identifier
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_CDC_PUBLISH", line 756
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_CDC_PUBLISH", line 960
ORA-06512: at line 2

Cause

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