Oracle Database Errors or Warnings from Error ORA-08462 to ORA-09200

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ORA-08462: raw buffer contains invalid decimal data
Cause: The input raw buffer passed to a UTL_PG RAW_TO_NUMBER conversion routine contains invalid decimal data.
Action: Correct the input data.
ORA-08463: overflow converting decimal number to Oracle number
Cause: The output variable passed to a UTL_PG RAW_TO_NUMBER was not large enough to hold the Oracle number resulting from the input decimal number.
Action: Be sure that the input decimal number is valid, and besure that the output variable is large enough to hold the Oracle number value.
ORA-08464: input raw decimal data contains more than 42 digits
Cause: The input raw buffer passed to a UTL_PG RAW_TO_NUMBER conversion routine contained more than 42 digits. This exceeds the maximum size of an Oracle number.
Action: Correct the raw input buffer.

ORA-08465: input mask contains more than 32 characters
Cause: The input mask passed to UTL_PG numeric conversion routine contained more the 32 characters.
Action: Correct the mask input buffer.
ORA-08466: raw buffer length string is too short for string
Cause: The input raw buffer passed to a UTL_PG RAW_TO_NUMBER conversion routine was less than %s bytes long, but the picture mask parameter specified that %s bytes of input data were to be converted.
Action: Either the input data is incorrect, or the picture mask is incorrect. Correct the appropriate item.
ORA-08467: error converting Oracle number to string
Cause: An error occurred when converting an Oracle number to a COBOL <type> of: DISPLAY COMP-3 or character variable. The Oracle number was not in the correct format.
Action: Correct the call to the conversion routine. The input must be a valid Oracle number variable.
ORA-08468: mask option string is not supported
Cause: The mask option <clause> was passed to a UTL_PG conversion routine, but is not supported by UTL_PG. The <clause> can be: USAGE IS POINTER USAGE IS INDEX USAGE IS COMP-1 USAGE IS COMP-2 POINTER
Action: Remove the <clause> from the mask options parameter in the PL/SQL call to UTL_PG.

ORA-08469: must use the SIGN IS SEPARATE clause in mask options
Cause: A signed numeric entry with DISPLAY usage was converted using a non-defaulted character set and its PICTURE character-string contains an S. In these circumstances, a SIGN IS SEPARATE clause must be specified in the mask options.
Action: Either specify a valid SIGN IS SEPARATE clause in the mask options, use the defaulted character set, or don’t specify an S in the PICTURE character-string.
ORA-08498: Warning: picture mask ‘string’ overrides picture mask option ‘USAGE IS string’ to ‘USAGE IS DISPLAY’
Cause: Picture mask USAGE option was overridden by the picture mask.
Action: This is an informational message only. The message may be eliminated by changing the USAGE option to match the picture mask.
ORA-08499: Warning: picture mask options ‘string’ ignored by UTL_PG
Cause: Picture mask options such as OCCUR, SYNC and others are not processed by the UTL_PG numeric conversion routines.
Action: This is an informational message only. The message may be eliminated by removing the unnecessary picture mask options from the parameter list passed to the UTL_PG routine.
ORA-09200: sfccf: error creating file
Cause: Could be out of disk space
Action: See OSD error accompanying this message

Above are list of Oracle Database Errors or Warnings from Error ORA-08462 to ORA-09200 received while performing certain operation against Oracle Database or related products.

What are Oracle Database Error Messages?

Oracle Error Messages may be returned while using products which are part of Oracle Database.  Each Oracle Database Error or Warning Message mentioned above contains the Warning or Error Message Statement, a short explanation of the probable causes of the Error message, and a recommended action.

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