ORA-26563 Reported When Renaming A Table (Doc ID 1484320.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 The following error is reported when trying to rename a table

Sample:

alter table CH_ARCS rename to CH_ARCS_BKUP
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ERROR at line 1:
ORA-26563: renaming this table is not allowed


The following query reveals that a CDC change table is created from this source table

select CHANGE_TABLE_SCHEMA, CHANGE_TABLE_NAME, SOURCE_SCHEMA_NAME, SOURCE_TABLE_NAME from change_tables where SOURCE_TABLE_NAME = 'CH_ARCS'

Cause

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