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E-Business Suite Database Users Report Errors ORA-02049 ORA-01591 ORA-02074 For Distributed Transactions Using Database Links (Doc ID 2220197.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 15, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack - Version and later
Oracle Application Object Library - Version and later
Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version to
Information in this document applies to any platform.


E-Business Suite Applications Object Library, Applications Extensions issues


On all E-Business Suite versions, attempts to select or update data in distributed transactions via database links (DB Links) fails with the following errors:

and others...

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Create db_links to a custom database.

2. Create a global view pointing from EBS database to custom database via the db_link.

3. Attempts to use a view which updates data remotely, or attempts to modify EBS data based on SELECT statements against a db_link to remote database.

Any of the above can result in distributed transaction type errors.

The issue has the following business impact: Users cannot proceed with a distributed transaction in EBS using DB links.


 Database links were created to a remote database, and some custom EBS transactions are being used a distributed transactions.


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