ALTER TABLE ADD COLUMN Failed With ORA-00604 ORA-00947 not enough values (Doc ID 1941467.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to add a column to any table, fails with:
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-00947: not enough values

for example:-

 

Changes

 upgrade to 12c followed by a downgrade to 11g

Cause

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