ora-1157 When Trying To Drop a Tablespace (Doc ID 1540775.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Checking the alert.log file, the below errors are reported:

Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/ps2jfmsm/ps2jfmsm1/trace/ps2jfmsm1_m000_27934.trc:
ORA-01157: cannot identify/lock data file 76 - see DBWR trace file
ORA-01110: data file 76: '/u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0.3/db_1/dbs/glacloseindexdata'

Changes

 Datafile was removed at the OS level

Cause

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