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

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

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


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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