How to resolve ORA-01428 Error Message in Oracle database

Learn the motive and how to get to the bottom of the ORA-01428 error message in Oracle.

Description

When you encounter an ORA-01428 error, the following error message will appear:

ORA-01428: argument num is out of range

Cause

You tried to execute a mathematical function however the parameter surpassed into the characteristic used to be not a valid value.

Resolution

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

Option #1

Re-write your characteristic parameters the use of values that are legitimate for the function. See all Oracle functions.