"ORA-00059: Maximum Number Of DB_FILES Exceeded"

(Doc ID 1589201.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 29-Aug-2016***

Symptoms

ERROR
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ORA-00059: maximum number of DB_FILES exceeded


STEPS
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While trying to add a datafile

Cause

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