Tuesday, August 10, 2010

SQuirreL and Oracle ORA-01867

Global Preference (v3.1)

I have had a specific error plaguing me for some time now, when using the SQuirreL SQL client to access an Oracle Scheme with a database link to another Scheme.  The query might look something like this:


I would consistently get an ORA-01867 error. Every forum I searched seemed to point back to DATE or TIMESTAMP handling. Playing with the Global Preferences, I found that the DATE handling option titled Interpret DATE columns as TIMESTAMP must be un-selected. -- Chad