How to resolve ORA-00980 Error Message in Oracle database

Learn the purpose and how to unravel the ORA-00980 error message in Oracle.

Description

When you come across an ORA-00980 error, the following error message will appear:

ORA-00980: synonym translation is no longer valid

Cause

You tried to reference a synonym that no longer exists.

Resolution

The option(s) to resolve this Oracle error are:

Option #1

Reference the object at once (include schema name, if appropriate).

Option #2

Re-create the synonym.