ORA-942 Error On Import Into A Read-Only Tablespace

(Doc ID 1144975.1)

Last updated on JULY 08, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.7 - Release: 10.2 to 11.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are attempting to import a table into a schema and receive the ORA-942 error, even though you know the table exists.  The DDL definition of the table shows that it belongs to a tablespace which is marked as read only.

Cause

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