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Dropped Temp File Is Still Visible In Database And Remains On File System (Doc ID 1413933.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 24, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 09-Sep-2016***

Symptoms

After dropping a tempfile using standard DDL, the file remains visible in the DBA_TEMP_FILES and V$TEMPFILE views and physically remains on file system, e.g.

Cause

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