"ORA-01549: tablespace not empty, use INCLUDING CONTENTS option" Reported Even When Tablespace Does Not Have Any Segments. (Doc ID 1591998.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 07, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 07-Dec-2016***

Symptoms

Drop Tablespace <tablespace_name>  raises the following  error.

ORA-01549: tablespace not empty, use INCLUDING CONTENTS option

However DBA_SEGEMENTS or SEG$ shows  NO segment in this tablespace.

 

Cause

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