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Error: Error ORA-01455: converting column overflows integer datatype

Solution or Workaround

Description

This error can occur during any ArcSDE operation that uses a spatial query, such as zooming or panning a display:

   "Error ORA-01455: converting column overflows integer datatype"  

Cause

Accessing ArcSDE layers might generate an Oracle error (ORA-01455) if the spatial index is corrupted.

Answer

ArcSDE is no longer supported on Oracle 8.0.5.x for this reason. Please see the related document for more information.