Re: Odd MoS Note

From: Andy Klock <>
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2018 17:23:18 -0500
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On Thu, Mar 8, 2018 at 1:25 PM, Rich J <> wrote:

> ....
> Yes, the headline appears to be misleading, to put it mildly. The Oracle
> forums has at least one thread on it where Oracle employees state that it
> will only affect DB links between post-patched and pre-patched databases:
> "In short, either both databases in the dblink connection should be
> patched or unpatched, and there won't be any issues in the connectivity."
> Rich

Not only that, but there is a little hint at the bottom of the note:

 System Change Number, ORA-19706 ,SCN low headroom issues, SCN Jumps <>

Which is this scary Oracle weed which propagates the SCN headroom bug when using a db link.

Andy K

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