How to check for possible mismatch in reported free/used space (Doc ID 1329690.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 02, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 01-Sep-2017***

Goal

Sometimes checking the bitmaps of a tablespace may not provide an indication of the inconsistencies in free/used space reported.
For this it is needed to compare the datafiles header information with the information found in the dictionary.

Solution

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