E-QR: ORA-01799: A Column May Not be Outer-joined to a Subquery (50,380)

(Doc ID 2143271.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2018

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.55 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to run a query which contains a left outer join and XLAT values,
the following error occurs.

"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) "

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log in to PIA
2. Navigate to Reporting Tools > Query > Query Manager
3. Create a query containing left outer join and XLAT values
4. Run the query
5. Notice the error


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