Index Creation with ONLINE Option Failed with ORA-01450 in 11gR2 (Doc ID 1368531.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms


While creating an index with the ONLINE option, it fails with ORA-01450

create index STRINGVALUE$PTC3 on StringValue(IDA3A5,CLASSNAMEKEYA4,IDA3A6, WINDCHILL.WTPK.PREFIX(VALUE)) online
 /
create index STRINGVALUE$PTC3 on StringValue(IDA3A5,CLASSNAMEKEYA4,IDA3A6, WINDCHILL.WTPK.PREFIX(VALUE)) online
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-01450: maximum key length (3800) exceeded



If the ONLINE option is not specified it completes successfully. This behavior is specific to 11gR2

Cause

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