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Standard Manager Shows Actual and Target Process Number Differences and Generating ORA-01458: invalid length inside variable character string Error (Doc ID 2436969.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 19, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Concurrent Processing - Version 12.1.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On :  12.1.3 version, Concurrent Manager Issues

When attempting to run a concurrent request, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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Concurrent Manager cannot get the necessary information to complete your concurrent request <request id> successfully


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
Monitoring concurrent jobs for processing.


Standard Manager log file:

STANDARD Concurrent Manager started : <date>

+---------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Concurrent Manager cannot find requestor for concurrent request <request id>

Check if the requestor of this concurrent request is a valid application user.
Marking request <request id> as Error

Concurrent Manager cannot get the necessary information to complete your concurrent request <request id> successfully.

Review concurrent manager log file for error messages indicating the missing information.

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List of errors encountered:
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_1_
Routine AFPPRD has encountered a fatal error. ORA-01458: invalid
length inside variable character string

Contact your system administrator or support representative.

Cause

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