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ORA-04098: trigger is invalid and failed re-validation tips

Oracle Error Tips by Burleson Consulting


Question:  What cause the ORA-04098 error?


ORA-04098: trigger scott.trig1 is invalid and failed re-validation


What is the fox for the ORA-04098 error?


Answer:  Oracle oerr utility shows this about ORA-04098:

ORA-04098: trigger "string.string" is invalid and failed re-validation

Cause: A trigger was attempted to be retrieved for execution and was found to be invalid. This also means that compilation/authorization failed for the trigger.

Action: Options are to resolve the compilation/authorization errors, disable the trigger, or drop the trigger.

You can also try running the following show errors command to check for errors in the trigger:


When you have a syntax error in a trigger, you can issue this query to see the eact reasons why Oracle threw the ORA-04098 error:


select *
   type = 'TRIGGER'
   name = 'TRIG_NAME';

Many users find that when using Oracle Human Resources version 11.5.9, ORA-04098 is thrown in conjunction with Frm-40735. 



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