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Ora-959 When Adding Partitions After Renaming Tablespace (Doc ID 1306945.1)

Last updated on MARCH 27, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: and later   [Release: 10.2 and later ]
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The customer performed a reorganization of a tablespace and the old tablespace (DATA_ORIG) was dropped. When trying to add a new partition to a table from the new tablespace (DATA) it fails with the following error:

ATER TABLE Part_tab ADD PARTITION "0000002966" VALUES (2966)
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00959: tablespace 'DATA_ORIG' does not exist


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