How To Retrieve The Full Object Definition (DDL) From The Database
Last updated on JANUARY 18, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This document describes a simple way to retrieve an object definition, also called the DDL (Data Definition Language) of an object.
Retrieving the complete definition (DDL) of a dictionary object (i.e. table, index, view, tablespace, etc.) can be useful in these circumstances:
- Confirm the object definition
- Transfer the object definition to another database
- Resolve a database issue using My Oracle Support to describe the properties of an object
Sign In with your My Oracle Support account
Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started
My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms