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RDBPROD: Possible Causes for the RDMS-E-SSAREANOTEMPTY Error and How to Solve (Doc ID 120166.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 05, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.0 and later
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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