ORA-0955 when creating non existing Objects (Doc ID 1925773.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.7 to 11.2.0.1 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Attempting to try to create an index with the same name as a lob index that has just been dropped fails with:

ORA-00955: name is already used by an existing object

Cause

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