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DBMS_AUDIT_MGMT does not release the space occupied by LOB segment (Doc ID 1935169.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Database Standard Edition

A huge LOB segment related to Unified Audit trail (in AUDSYS schema) is found in the SYSAUX tablespace due to which the SYSAUX tablespace is full.

Even if the audit records are purged using DBMS_AUDIT_MGMT package, the space allocated to the LOB segment is not getting released.

You may also see the following errors:

ORA-01691: unable to extend lob segment AUDSYS.SYS_LOB0000091750C00014$$ by 128 in tablespace SYSAUX
ORA-02002: error while writing to audit trail


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