How to resolve ORA-02069 Error Message in Oracle database

Learn the cause and how to unravel the ORA-02069 error message in Oracle.

Description

When you come across an ORA-02069 error, the following error message will appear:

ORA-02069: global_names parameter need to be set to TRUE for this operation

Cause

You tried to execute an operation that requires a remote mapping. This can now not be completed due to the fact the parameter referred to as GLOBAL_NAMES is no longer set to TRUE.

Resolution

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

Option #1

Try placing the GLOBAL_NAMES parameter to TRUE with the following statement:

ALTER SESSION SET GLOBAL_NAMES = TRUE;