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Unable To Select Multiple Values For Parameter. Scheduled Job Fails With 'ORA-00909: invalid number of arguments' (Doc ID 2740185.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 27, 2020

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 12c and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : Oracle BI Publisher version.

Scheduled job fails with the following error.

Detail Message:
::JOB_WAIT_TIME_SECONDS{0.6}::JOB_FETCH_TIME_MINUTES{36.2}::JOB_EXECUTION_TIME_MINUTES{36.2}::JOB_PRIORITY_COLON_NORMAL::::JOB_PROCESSOR_EXCEPTION::[INSTANCE_ID=bip.bi_server1] [INSTANCE_JOB_ID=29085]::::ERROR_GETTING_REPORT_DATA::[INSTANCE_ID=bip.bi_server1] DataException:[INSTANCE_JOB_ID=29085] oracle.xdo.XDOException: java.sql.SQLSyntaxErrorException: ORA-00909: invalid number of arguments[INSTANCE_ID=bip.bi_server1]

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

1. Login to BI Publisher.
2. Navigate to catalog folders.
3. Click Schedule link of report.
4. Complete the job submission by passing parameter values.
5. Verify the executed job. It displays 'Failed' status.
6. Job shows above mentioned error.


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