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Error: "ORA-21500: internal error code, arguments: [%s], [%s], [%s]" when pulling Spatial data from Oracle using Input data tool

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Environment Details


Using the Input Data tool to connect to an Oracle table that contains spatial data, the following error occurs:

 

Input Data (1): Error OCIStmtFetch: ORA-21500: internal error code, arguments: [%s], [%s], [%s], [%s], [%s], [%s], [%s], [%s]

 

idea Skyscrapers

 

  • Alteryx Designer
    • All versions
  • Oracle database
    • 12c +
    • ST_Geometry data type


 

Cause


  • The table containing the spatial data is stored using the ST_Geometry data type.
  • Related to an internal Oracle error. For further information on the Oracle error please see Oracle's Metalink Note:49375.1.


Resolution


 

Workaround

Convert the Table or View to use the SDO_Geometry data type instead and create a new input tool to connect to the new Oracle object. Consult an Oracle DBA for assistance. See the Oracle documentation for more information.

 

Additional Information

 

  • Oracle's Metalink Note:49375.1
    • (Requires active Oracle support account.)