How to resolve ORA-02086 Error Message in Oracle database

Learn the purpose and how to resolve the ORA-02086 error message in Oracle.

Description

When you come upon an ORA-02086 error, the following error message will appear:

ORA-02086: database link name is too long

Cause

The identify of a database or database hyperlink identify can now not exceed 128 characters.

Resolution

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

Option #1

Specify a valid database identify or database hyperlink name that is no greater than 128 characters.