How to View/List All ORA-XXXX Errors in your Oracle Database System

As you might know Oracle database system throws exception through ORA-XXXX message formats which has a meaning for the problem/issue you are facing.

Ever wondered how can you view/list all of these predefined exceptions in Oracle….I will show you by giving you an example of account being in a Locked state and trying to authenticate/connect against it you will face the famous ORA-28000 error exception:

The list of ORA-XXXX errors are defined in a file called “oraus.msg” under $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/mesg directory:


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