Oracle Database Errors or Warnings from Error ORA-17631 to ORA-18010


ORA-17631: dbname ‘string’ specified by remote server does not match the instance name ‘string’
Cause: The dbname specified by the remote server is not intended for this instance.
Action: Check the dbname specified in the command of the remote instance and look for further error messages.
ORA-17632: file ‘string’ is a formatted ASM disk
Cause: An attempt to create a datafile on a device that was formatted for ASM disk failed.
Action: Check that the device specified is not an ASM disk. If you would like to use the disk for datafiles, please clear the disk before you retry the operation.
ORA-18000: invalid outline name
Cause: The parser detected a missing or invalid outline name
Action: None

ORA-18001: no options specified for ALTER OUTLINE
Cause: The parser detected that no clause was specified on the command Our performance tests, which are not typical as they exercise all branches of the code, have shown approximately a 30% performance increase line for ALTER OUTLINE.
Action: Re-issue the command, specifying a valid ALTER OUTLINE clause.
ORA-18002: the specified outline does not exist
Cause: Either the outline did not exist to begin with, or a timing window allowed for another thread to drop or alter the outline midstream.
Action: None
ORA-18003: an outline already exists with this signature
Cause: The signature generation algorithm generates signatures that are are 16 bytes in length so it is highly unlikely that any 2 signatures will be identical. This message is raised in such a rare case.
Action: Either re-issue the statement that led to the outline being created with some whitespace added or force the outline to be created in a different category.

ORA-18004: outline already exists
Cause: An outline already exists, either with the specified name, or for the specified SQL text.
Action: None
ORA-18008: cannot find OUTLN schema
Cause: The database creation script that creates this schema must not have been executed.
Action: Review the log files to see what happened when the database was created.
ORA-18009: one or more outline system tables do not exist
Cause: Either the database creation script that creates these tables was not executed or a user accidently deleted the table
Action: Review the log files to see what happened when the database was created.
ORA-18010: command missing mandatory CATEGORY keyword
Cause: User failed to specify the CATEGORY keyword
Action: Re-issue the command with the CATEGORY keyword included

Above are list of Oracle Database Errors or Warnings from Error ORA-17631 to ORA-18010 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.

Hope this was helpful.

SQLServerF1 Team
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