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ORA-00959: Tablespace Does Not Exist (Doc ID 1598434.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 21, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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An invalid tablespace error can occur in a variety of situations, such as this:

Even specifying the TABLESPACE explicitly does not resolve the issue.

Usually, a reorganization of tablespaces had been performed some time before this error is seen for the first time. (ie. dropping, renaming, adding tablespaces).


 Removing or renaming tablespaces.


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