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E-ORA: ORA-01799: A Column May Not Be Outer-joined To A Subquery For Query With Translate Values 8.54 (Doc ID 2141775.1)

Last updated on JULY 06, 2020

Applies to:

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


On : 8.54 version, Query

ORA-01799: a column may not be outer-joined to a subquery. Received error after upgrading to PT8.54

Queries with translate values that worked in PeopleTools 8.53 no longer work in 8.54. Queries with translate values now have outer joins to PSXLATITEM and receive an error message when trying to run. Not all Queries with translates will experience the error.

A SQL error occurred. Please consult your system log for details.
Error in running query because of SQL Error, Code=-1799, Message=ORA-01799: a column may not be outer-joined to a subquery (50, 380)

- PeopleTools full release including minor update: PT 8.54.19
- PeopleSoft Application version, Bundle or PUM image: HCM 9.1 FP2
- Web Server version: Web Logic
- OS Version: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7
- Database version: Oracle
- Windows OS of Users PCs: Windows 7 64bit

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Open Query Manager
2. Search for a query that has translate values
3. Run query


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