RDBPROD: Possible Causes for the RDMS-E-SSAREANOTEMPTY Error and How to Solve
(Doc ID 120166.1)
Last updated on APRIL 13, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.0 and later
HP OpenVMS VAX
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium
The purpose of this article is to describe a way to alter storage maps and drop storage areas for segmented strings when a first attempt fails because you receive an RDMS-E-SSAREANOTEMPTY error.
Because this article describes how to use RMU/ALTER to change the contents of a page, you should know what the physical contents of a page are and how segmented strings are stored. You should also be aware of the consequences of altering a database page.
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