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I am trying to determine the instance name using dbms_utility.  I get following error:

PLS-00306: wrong number or types of arguments in call to 'ACTIVE_INSTANCES'

Any suggestions. Code snippet below:


TYPE instance_record is RECORD
(
       inst_number number,
      inst_name   varchar2(60)
);
     

TYPE instance_table is TABLE OF instance_record INDEX BY BINARY_INTEGER;

inst_tab instance_table;
inst_count number;

BEGIN      
 DBMS_UTILITY.ACTIVE_INSTANCES(inst_tab, inst_count);
END;
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Question by:curtjenk
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by:ser6398
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try declaring your variable as follows:

inst_tab   DBMS_UTILITY.instance_table;



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by:UsamaMunir
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SQL> declare
  2  inst_table DBMS_UTILITY.INSTANCE_TABLE;
  3  INST_NUM NUMBER;
  4  BEGIN
  5  DBMS_UTILITY.ACTIVE_INSTANCES(INST_TABLE,INST_NUM);
  6  END;
  7  /

PL/SQL procedure successfully completed.

I HOPE IT HELPS

Regards
Usama Munir
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DECLARE

inst_tab     DBMS_UTILITY.instance_table;
inst_count   number;

BEGIN      
  DBMS_UTILITY.ACTIVE_INSTANCES(inst_tab, inst_count);
END;
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