Why Xmltype tables don't show up in Dba_tables view?

(Doc ID 1419203.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.2.0.3 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal


Why XMLTYPE tables don't show up in the DBA_TABLES?

as illustrated below

Create 2 XMLType tables.

They show up in TAB but not in DBA_TABLES.

create table GGDOC of xmltype xmltype store as binary xml;
Table created.

create table GGDOC2 of xmltype xmltype store as clob;
Table created.

select table_name from dba_tables where table_name in ('GGDOC','GGDOC2');

no rows selected

select * from tab;

TNAME TABTYPE CLUSTERID
------------------------------ ------- ----------
GGDOC TABLE
GGDOC2 TABLE


Solution

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