ORA-00900

ORA-00900 invalid SQL statement

What causes an ORA-00900 error?

The statement is not recognised as a valid SQL statement. This error can occur if the Procedural Option is not installed and a SQL statement is issued that requires this option (for example, a CREATE PROCEDURE statement). You can determine if the Procedural Option is installed by starting SQL*Plus. If the PL/SQL banner is not displayed, then the option is not installed.

How Xynomix can help

We can correct the syntax or install the Procedural Option. Contact us for more information. To learn more about ways we can support your database visit our Oracle database consultancy page.

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