Rebuilding WF_NOTIFICATION_OUT Queue Errors ORA-04020: deadlock detected ORA-38818: illegal reference to editioned object

(Doc ID 2200114.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Workflow - Version 12.2.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Explain How to resolve common errors during rebuild of WF_NOTIFCATION_OUT queue.

You have been instructed by support to rebuild wf_notification_out queue, during the process provided you encounter two issues:

Issue 1:

When Dropping, dbms_aqadm.drop_queue_table

ERROR at line 1:
ORA-04020: deadlock detected while trying to lock object
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_AQADM", line 388
ORA-06512: at line 1

Issue 2:

When recreating, dbms_aqadm.create_queue_table

ERROR at line 1:
ORA-38818: illegal reference to editioned object
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_AQADM", line 232
ORA-06512: at line 12


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