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Frequent Oracle Errors

TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified
Backtrace message unwound by exceptions
invalid identifier
PL/SQL compilation error
internal error
missing expression
table or view does not exist
end-of-file on communication channel
TNS:listener unknown in connect descriptor
insufficient privileges
PL/SQL: numeric or value error string
TNS:protocol adapter error
ORACLE not available
target host or object does not exist
invalid number
unable to allocate string bytes of shared memory
resource busy and acquire with NOWAIT specified
error occurred at recursive SQL level string
ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress
archiver error. Connect internal only, until freed
snapshot too old
unable to extend temp segment by string in tablespace
Credential retrieval failed
missing or invalid option
invalid username/password; logon denied
unable to create INITIAL extent for segment
out of process memory when trying to allocate string bytes
shared memory realm does not exist
cannot insert NULL
TNS:unable to connect to destination
remote database not found ora-02019
exception encountered: core dump
inconsistent datatypes
no data found
TNS:operation timed out
PL/SQL: could not find program
existing state of packages has been discarded
maximum number of processes exceeded
error signaled in parallel query server
ORACLE instance terminated. Disconnection forced
TNS:packet writer failure
see ORA-12699
missing right parenthesis
name is already used by an existing object
cannot identify/lock data file
invalid file operation
quoted string not properly terminated

Re: How do I get column name that causing ORA-01438




Yes, I do set the event to trace the culprit. The problem is that when I enable this event, Oracle is taking around 6 second to return the error msg. on the sql prompt. And ours is a very high OLTP application where around 500 tps take places.
We have request Oracle for an enhancement. Because, when constraints violates, Oracle do gives the constrain name and details, likewise, I would like to have so and so column in the particular table is the culprit.



On 2/21/07, Mladen Gogala <mgogala@vmsinfo.com> wrote:
Syed Jaffar Hussain wrote:
> Hi List,
> Is there a way though which I can found out the column name causing an
> ORA-01438?
> I tried tracing the session, unfortunately, the trace file doesn't
> have any cluses about the column causing this error.
> Any link or workaround is appreciated.

Mladen Gogala
Sr. Oracle DBA
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Best Regards,
Syed Jaffar Hussain
Oracle ACE
8i,9i & 10g OCP DBA

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