TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE (TSG) : ORA-1652: unable to extend temp segment (Doc ID 1267351.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.0.6.0 to 11.2.0.2.0 [Release 8.0.6 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Jul-2017***

Symptoms

Oracle database instances will from time to time experience

     ORA-1652: unable to extend temp segment by %s in tablespace %s

A vast majority of the time this is a normal but annoying condition due to a temporary tablespace having its space exhausted

Cause

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