ORA-00959: Tablespace Does Not Exist

(Doc ID 1598434.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 18, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

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


Or :

ALTER INDEX .... REBUILD;

 

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).

Changes

 Removing or renaming tablespaces.

Cause

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