ORA-00911: Invalid Character In App Designer Bug 24849683

(Doc ID 2307709.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 8.55.14 version, Application Engine

ISSUE STATEMENT
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Error(8) 911: ORA-00911: invalid character when attempting to compile an existing AE SQL statement
 
ERROR
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Error(8) 911: ORA-00911: invalid character

%Bind() is PeopleSoft meta-SQL function that App Designer compiler should replace before having Oracle validate the SQL.
 
STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:
1. Navigate to Application Designer
2. Attempt the following SQL:
UPDATE PS_NG_EC_EE_SP
  SET NG_BUDGET_AMT = 0
 WHERE BUDGET_ID = %Bind (BUDGET_ID)
3. Error results
Preparing...
Error(8) 911: ORA-00911: invalid character
Error executing prepare.
 
IMPACT
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Cannot compile AE SQL statement

WHAT WORKS
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Worked in 8.54

Cause

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