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ORA-01760: illegal argument for function

Hi Experts ,

Let me know if anyone can provide solution to the below dump.

DBMS_STATS: GATHER_STATS_JOB encountered errors. Check the trace file.

Errors in file /oracle/XXX/saptrace/diag/rdbms/xxx/XXX/trace/XYZ_j000_21782.trc:

ORA-01760: illegal argument for function

Further ,trace file says as below::

Trace file /oracle/XXX/saptrace/diag/rdbms/XXX/XXX/trace/XXX_j000_21782.trc

Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.3.0 - 64bit Production

With the Partitioning, OLAP, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options

ORACLE_HOME = /oracle/XYZ/112_64

System name: Linux

Node name: secc3350

Release: 2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.x86_64

Version: #1 SMP Sat Nov 24 14:35:28 EST 2012

Machine: x86_64

VM name: VMWare Version: 6

Instance name: ZZZ

Redo thread mounted by this instance: 1

Oracle process number: 126

Unix process pid: 21782,

*** 2013-12-29 06:01:53.249

*** SESSION ID:(65.30561) 2013-12-29 06:01:53.249

*** CLIENT ID:() 2013-12-29 06:01:53.249

*** SERVICE NAME:(SYS$USERS) 2013-12-29 06:01:53.249

*** MODULE NAME:(DBMS_SCHEDULER) 2013-12-29 06:01:53.249

*** ACTION NAME:(ORA$AT_OS_OPT_SY_2631) 2013-12-29 06:01:53.249

ORA-01760: illegal argument for function

*** 2013-12-29 06:01:53.333

DBMS_STATS: GATHER_STATS_JOB: GATHER_TABLE_STATS('"SAPSR3"','"/BIC/FRFIC03"','""', ...)

DBMS_STATS: ORA-01760: illegal argument for function

Regards

Ram

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  • Posted on Dec 30, 2013 at 09:46 AM

    Hi Bharatram,

    please paste the alert_log information too.

    regards

    kartik

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  • Posted on Dec 30, 2013 at 09:50 AM

    Hi Ram

    Could you check this SCN link

    http://scn.sap.com/thread/1756508

    Regards

    Ram

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  • Posted on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:01 AM

    Hi Bharatram,

    Please check this note

    http://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/974781

    1615380 - Mini Checks

    618868 - FAQ: Oracle performance

    GATHER_STATS_JOB are deactivated by default, are you getting this issue in brtools.

    regards

    kartik

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    Posted on Dec 31, 2013 at 06:14 AM

    Hi Bharatram,

    pls check this link ,

    ORA-12012: error on auto execute of job | Oracle Forums

    Regards

    Nayeem

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  • Posted on Jan 01, 2014 at 11:25 AM

    Try setting the below parameter to false and see if that helps.

    alter session set query_rewrite_enabled=false;

    Saw a recommendation from Oracle suggesting the same.

    Regards

    RB

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