"ORA-01549: tablespace not empty, use INCLUDING CONTENTS option" Reported Even When Tablespace Does Not Have Any Extents. (Doc ID 1668194.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 25-Dec-2016***

Symptoms

 Drop Tablespace <tablespace_name>  raises the following  error.

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

and DBA_EXTENTS shows NO extents in this tablespace.

Changes

 

Cause

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