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Cannot Drop Empty Datafile From Tablespace ORA-03262 (Doc ID 1353029.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


ALTER TABLESPACE ... DROP DATAFILE fails consistently with ORA-3262 'the file
is non-empty', even if there are no segments (including temporary and recycle bin) in the datafile.


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