Oracle External Table error and ORA-29913
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Question: I'm getting
the ORA-29913 error with the KUP-00552 error when attempting to
query from an external table:
ERROR en línea 1:
ORA-29913: error al ejecutar la llamada de ODCIEXTTABLEOPEN
ORA-29400: error de cartucho de datos
KUP-00552: internal XAD package failed to load
ORA-06512: en "SYS.ORACLE_LOADER", línea 19
Answer: The root cause for the
error relates to the message: "KUP-00552: internal XAD package failed to load".
There are several causes for the ORA-29913 error, including bug 5172459
(MOSC Note:373168.1), problems with file permissions on the external
ORA-29913: error in executing
Cause: The execution of the specified callout caused an error.
Action: Examine the error messages take appropriate action.
KUP-00552 internal XAD package
failed to load
Cause: An error was encountered while attempting to initialize the
Action: This message should be accompanied by other error messages
indicating the cause of the error.
See BUG 5172459 (MOSC
The problem is that the message file for
external tables oin not the English version. These steps will address the issue:
1. cd $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/mesg
2. cp KUP<lang>.msb KUP<lang>.msb.BAK
3. cp kupus.msb KUP<lang>.msb
External table directory error
The ORA-29913 error can also happen in
external tables when you don't grant read and write permissions to the
CREATE OR REPLACE DIRECTORY
extdir AS '/u01/app/oracle./extdir';
GRANT READ ON DIRECTORY extdir TO myowner;
GRANT WRITE ON DIRECTORY extdir TO myowner;
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