E-ORA: Error "ORA-02018" When a DBLink Is Dropped in PeopleTools 8.54.12 (Doc ID 2092355.1)

Last updated on MAY 13, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.54 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The below error is received when trying to drop DBlink in PeopleCode (PT 8.54.12):

"ORA-02018: database link of same name has an open connection"


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps in PT 8.54:
1. Drop if DB Link exists.
2. Create DB Link.
3. Select Data using DB Link.
4. Drop DB Link.

The issue does not occur in PT 8.53.

Cause

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