OEM SQL Monitoring Page Throws ORA-31061: XDB error: special char to escaped char conversion failed error (Doc ID 1344065.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Purchasing - Version 12.2.4 to 12.2.4 [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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Symptoms

Getting the following error message when trying to use the SQl Monitoring page:

java.sql.SQLException: ORA-31061: XDB error: special char to escaped char conversion failed.
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SQLTUNE", line 15487
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_SQLTUNE", line 15596
ORA-06512: at line 1

The issue is not persistent but re-appaer several times per day.

Cause

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