How To Correct ORA-01186 Error Affecting Temp Tablespace (Doc ID 1264367.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 20-Sep-2016***
Oracle Database Tablespace Management


Symptoms

Errors on the temp table space file are encountered like below:

ORA-01186: file 201 failed verification tests
ORA-01122: database file 201 failed verification check
ORA-01110: data file 201: '/u01/app/oracle/oradata/PROD/temp01.dbf'
ORA-01200: actual file size of 4191799 is smaller than correct size of 4194048 blocks
File 201 not verified due to error ORA-01122

Cause

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