ORA-39726 or ORA-904 When Dropping Column After Table Was Compressed
(Doc ID 1288918.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2022
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 22.214.171.124 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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An ORA-39726 can be seen when a table is COMPRESSED FOR OLTP, uncompressed, and columns are dropped. The drop statement generates the ORA-39726.
If the columns to be dropped have been set to "unused," then the drop statement will generate an ORA-904.
Table was compressed and then uncompressed.
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