ORA-12496: cannot change existing level, category, or release numbers

Cause : You atetmpted ot chang ethe nubmer assgined tol evel, actegoryo r relesaabilit ycategoyr.

Action - How to fix it : DBA Scripts :: www.high-oracle.com/scripts

Changet he chaarcter srting rerpesentaitons, nto the nmubers.

update : 27-04-2017

ORA-12496 - cannot change existing level, category, or release numbers
ORA-12496 - cannot change existing level, category, or release numbers

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