Error ORA-14097 When Using DBMS_REDEFINITION To Compress Single Partition (Doc ID 1450524.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Reviewed 20-Mar-2015.

Symptoms

When compressing an existing uncompressed partition for OLTP online without
using MOVE, basically, while using DBMS_REDEFINITION to compress a single
partition for OLTP, then this works fine with DBMS_REDEFINITION.CONS_USE_PK,
but this doesn't work with DBMS_REDEFINITION.CONS_USE_ROWID, indeed, the
following errors occur:



The table does not have a primary key.

Cause

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